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CBC Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Columbia Basin College Cost?

Is what Columbia Basin College charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. You can jump to any of the following sections in our CBC cost report:

How Much Does CBC Charge for Tuition?

$5,959 In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,735 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At Columbia Basin College the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $7,735 in 2020-2021. If you were a Washington resident, the yearly charges were $5,959.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $7,095 $640 $7,735
In-State $5,319 $640 $5,959

CBC tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does Columbia Basin College cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CBC Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. Columbia Basin College compares well with this national average since its average yearly cost in tuition and fees was $7,735 for out-of-state students.

In-state undergrads in Washington pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. In-state undergraduates at CBC pay about $5,959 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

If you want to know how CBC compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

Nationwide Far Western US Washington
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Columbia Basin College Financial Aid.

CBC Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.89% In-State Tuition Increase
1.03% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$25,448 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state Columbia Basin College increased with an average annual rate of 2.89% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $6,093 if the growth keeps up.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at CBC to be $12,362, and $25,448 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 1.03% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $7,640.

This means an estimated $15,358 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at CBC, and $31,035 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CBC.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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