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Columbia Basin College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,694 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,721 tuition
$9,492 off campus room & board
$1,026 books and supplies
$455 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$17,023 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,050 tuition
$9,492 off campus room & board
$1,026 books and supplies
$455 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,444 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
66% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,029 avg)
29% get state aid ($2,621 avg)
11% get institn'l aid ($1,444 avg)
9% get loans ($4,357 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.46% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 13.2% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,123 56%
Federal Grant Aid $4,029 48%
Pell Grants $4,018 48%
Other Federal Grants $568 1%
Institution Grant Aid $1,444 11%
State Grant Aid $2,621 29%
Student Loans $4,357 9%
Federal Loans $4,214 9%
Other Loans $8,500 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 $210


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Joseph from Pasco, WA
  • Mar-25-2014 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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  • 5
  • Amanda from Richalnd WA
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    You will get a great foundation to transfer to a four year or complete your degree and start a career.

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  • 4
  • Cooper from Kennewick, WA
  • Feb-01-2014 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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