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Columbia Basin College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,416 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,721 tuition
$9,240 off campus room & board
$1,000 books
$455 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,745 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,050 tuition
$9,240 off campus room & board
$1,000 books
$455 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$907 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
62% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($3,872 avg)
33% get state aid ($2,217 avg)
9% get institn'l aid ($907 avg)
8% get loans ($4,610 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 10.8% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 15.6% 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 $4,965 53%
Federal Grant Aid $3,872 47%
Pell Grants $3,838 47%
Other Federal Grants $829 2%
Institution Grant Aid $907 9%
State Grant Aid $2,217 33%
Student Loans $4,610 8%
Federal Loans $4,654 8%
Other Loans $3,500 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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