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Big Bend Community College

Moses Lake, WA 2-Year Public
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About Big Bend Community College

Big Bend Community College Overview

Big Bend Community College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Moses Lake, Washington. Big Bend Community College was founded in 1962 and enrolls 3,518 undergrads and no graduate students. Big Bend Community College offers on-campus housing for up to 180 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 8% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Big Bend Community College

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Big Bend Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Big Bend Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Big Bend Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Big Bend Community College Facts At-A-Glance
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Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,230
Out-of-State $5,091

Is Big Bend Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Big Bend Community College offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Big Bend Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Big Bend Community College, around 64% return for their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Big Bend Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Big Bend Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Big Bend Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Big Bend Community College's endowment was valued at $1.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Big Bend Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Big Bend Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Big Bend Community College.

Based on this information, does Big Bend Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Big Bend Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Big Bend Community College?

Big Bend Community College is located in the small town setting of Moses Lake, Washington.

If you are interested in seeing Big Bend Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-90 to Moses Lake, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Grant County International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Big Bend Community College and Moses Lake are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7662 Chanute Street, NE Moses Lake, WA 98837-3299

Campus Setting: Small Town

Big Bend Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Big Bend Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Big Bend Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Big Bend Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Big Bend Community College is like? There are approximately 3,518 students enrolled at Big Bend Community College. 60% percent of students attend school full-time, 16% percent are from WA and 84% percent of students are from other states.


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