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Admissions and Records
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-753-2102

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Additional Testing Information

Verification of having met the English requirement through one of the following options:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 61 (iBT-Internet-Based Test) or 500 (Paper-Based Test). Please indicate 'Institution Code 4293' and 'Undergraduate 00' to Educational Testing Service (ETS) to ensure that the scores are sent directly to GBC.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS - must be academic version) with an equivalency score of 6.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic with an equivalency score of 57.
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of 500 or higher on the Critical Reading (formerly Verbal) section.
  • American College Testing (ACT) score of 21 or higher.
  • Completion of English 101 or equivalent from another U.S. higher education institution.

Exemption: Please note that students coming from the following English-speaking countries are exempt from the English language testing requirements: Australia, Bahamas, British Guyana, Canada (except for Quebec), Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, and United Kingdom. All other students, even those whose high school classes were taught in English, are required to meet one of the above criteria.

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Admissions and Records
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-753-2102

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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