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Welcome to Great Basin College!

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Project Sandi Grant is now here at Great Basin College! The Sandi Grant can be used at all GBC Locations including online eligible classes for Summer and Fall 2022 semesters. For more information or to view a list of eligible classes and eligibility requirements, please visit our Sandi Grant Homepage. You can also fill out an application and immediately submit for review.

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Your Future Begins Today at GBC!

Great Basin College values you! Valuing what we have in common and our differences means we will foster a college climate of mutual trust, tolerance, informed discourse and always seek to promote GBC as a “safe space” to explore new ideas and perspectives with opportunities for you to grow, learn and be successful in a friendly, supportive campus environment.

GBC enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. GBC students enjoy outstanding academic programs, smaller class sizes, and excellent faculty who really care about our students. Welcome to Great Basin College!







Bachelor Degrees

GBC Bachelor Degree.

Bachelor Degrees including Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) are typically four-year programs preparing graduates for professional positions and graduate study.

Associate Degrees

GBC Associate Degree.

Associate Degrees including Associate of Arts (AA) and the Associate of Science (AS) are typically two-year programs preparing the graduate for transferring to a four-year program of study. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is typically a two-year program preparing the graduate for an entry-level position or employment upgrade in a career or technical field.

Certificates of Achievement

GBC Certificates of Achievement.

A one-year Certificate of Achievement Program is typically an abbreviated form of a corresponding two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The shorter Certificate Program prepares students for specific job skills quickly.






Important News

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Obtain your CNA license in as little as 6 weeks! Join GBC for our Elko Summer Schedule. Orientation is June 13 at 9 AM - 10:30 AM PT VIA ZOOM. Skills dates are Friday and Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM PT June 17 - July 2. Clinical dates are Friday and Saturday 8 AM - 4:30 PM PT July 8, 9, 15, and 16. Final Exam/Mock Skills is Friday July 22, 8 AM - 5:30 PM. For more information contact Gina Johnson CNA Coordinator at 775.327.2309 or by e-mail at