Big Bend Community College was founded in 1962 and serves a 4,600-square-mile service district, including all of Grant and Adams counties and a portion of Lincoln County. The campus is on 154 acres adjacent to Grant County International Airport north of Moses Lake.
The service district population of 110,000 lives in 15 primary communities. BBCC has an FTE enrollment of approximately 1,700, and an annual student headcount of approximately 4,000. BBCC is a comprehensive community college with programs for academic transfer, professional/technical, and developmental education.
Approximately 50 percent of BBCC students receive need-based financial aid. The College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is a Hispanic Serving Institution as defined by Title V.