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Columbia Basin College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,818 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,580 tuition
$9,820 on campus room & board
$835 books and supplies
$583 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$17,091 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,853 tuition
$9,820 on campus room & board
$835 books and supplies
$583 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,161 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
60% of students receive aid
42% get federal aid ($4,093 avg)
36% get state aid ($2,971 avg)
10% get institn'l aid ($1,161 avg)
8% get loans ($4,485 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,679 51%
Federal Grant Aid $4,093 42%
Pell Grants $4,080 42%
Other Federal Grants $580 1%
Institution Grant Aid $1,161 10%
State Grant Aid $2,971 36%
Student Loans $4,485 8%
Federal Loans $4,240 7%
Other Loans $4,500 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 10
Financial aid deadline: April 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 547-0511
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $146
Out of State $209


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Joseph from Pasco, WA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    You get a great deal going to school here. The school itself is relatively small compared to big four year universities and many students come here first to save money on their AA before they transfer to a four year school.

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  • 4
  • Cooper from Kennewick, WA
  • I am a current student here

    For the most part, I've enjoyed my two years so far at Columbia Basin College. The smartest move I have ever made in my life is attending CBC as a Running Start student as a junior in high school and receiving a whole year of college free while still in high school.

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