Columbia Basin College
is a two-year community college
based in Pasco
. It includes facilities in nearby Richland
for medical education. Its mascot is the Hawk
, and its teams play in the NWAACC
. Some of the college's students are teenagers which come from nearby high schools
under the State of Washington's Running Start
program. CBC also works closely with the Tri-Cities branch
of Washington State University
to complement each other's programs and avoid overlap, with CBC providing the first two years education of a four-year degree from the branch campus.
Programs offered by Columbia Basin College:
The library is located in the L building in the center of the campus.