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Big Bend Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Big Bend Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Big Bend Community College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Big Bend Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Big Bend Community College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Big Bend Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Big Bend Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Big Bend Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Big Bend Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Big Bend Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Big Bend Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Big Bend Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Big Bend Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Big Bend Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,131 undergraduates at Big Bend Community College with 1,457 being full-time and 674 being part-time.

Big Bend Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Big Bend Community College is 69.57 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.57 out of 100
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How Much Does Big Bend Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Big Bend Community College is $7,001. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Big Bend Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,815 $6,537 $8,579 $13,457 $13,505

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Big Bend Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Big Bend Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $4,899 a year. That adds up to $19,596 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Big Bend Community College is 18.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Big Bend Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Big Bend Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,900 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Big Bend Community College make the most money.

Location of Big Bend Community College

Big Bend Community College is a public institution situated in Moses Lake, Washington. Moses Lake is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Location of Big Bend Community College

Contact details for Big Bend Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7662 Chanute St Ne, Moses Lake, WA 98837-3299
Phone: 509-793-2222

Big Bend Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Big Bend Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Big Bend Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 717 students took at least one online class at Big Bend Community College. This is an increase from the 661 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 717 217
2016-2017 661 227
2015-2016 646 177
2014-2015 603 193
2013-2014 540 154

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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