Big Bend Community College

Moses Lake, WA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,696
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Two-year, small // medium full-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 44% / 56% (2017)

First generation college students: 52.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 14.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2012)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 40.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 24.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 46.8%
Black: 1.1%
Hispanic: 42.6%
Asian: 1.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.1%
Unknown race: 4.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $14,810
In-State tuition: $4,629
Out-of-State tuition: $5,098

Estimated books and supplies: $942 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,484 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,744 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,650 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,744 (2022)

Average Family Income: $43,748 (2017)
Median Family Income: $24,000 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 5.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,166 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $97 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $4,919
$30k-48k $6,287
$48k-75k $5,990
$75k-110k $13,338
$110k+ $14,810

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 38%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,166 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,667 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,630 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $7,050 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 46.2% (2015)
@3 year 51.5% (2017)
@5 year 57.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 27.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 30.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $34,787 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $38,451 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 1
Associate's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Production Operations. 6
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 4
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 6
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 19
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 116
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12 $26,638 ($2,220)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 327 $5,500 $76 $22,966 ($1,914) $35,984 ($2,999)
Associate's Degree Physical Sciences. 3
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 3
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 98
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 21
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 41
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 7 $44,511 ($3,709)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 10
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 7
Associate's Degree Air Transportation. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ground Transportation. 38
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 1
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 18 $35,669 ($2,972)
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 18 $19,825 $73,749 ($6,146) $61,753 ($5,146)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 46
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 29


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $75,420
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $3,266,206 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $4,089,242 (2022)