Tuition & Fees

$32,639

$32,639

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

58%

42%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 438
Declined + 413
Total Received 851
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Private (nonprofit)

479

undergraduate students

579

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
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Codes

SAT 4757
ACT 2497

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School Facts

Sierra Nevada, founded in 1969, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 18-acre campus is located in Incline Village, 31 miles from Reno.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,058
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Incline Village, NV

18-acre campus in Incline Village (Incline Village-Crystal Bay population: 8,777), 31 miles from Reno; graduate branch campuses in Las Vegas and Reno. Major airport serves Reno; smaller airport serves South Lake Tahoe (25 miles); bus and train serve Truckee, CA (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Sierra Nevada College
999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV 89451

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 26
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 438
Declined + 413
Total Received 851

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jon Cherry
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 866 412-4636
F: 775 831-6223
admissions@sierranevada.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,685
Room $6,382
Board $6,382
Additional fees $954
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $47,003
Average Financial Aid - $27,099
Total with Avg. Aid $19,904

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,099

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $854,168
State $41,440
Institutional $4,376,806
Other external $134,485
Total $5,406,899

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $1,875,774
Other external $0
Total $1,875,774

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, California Pacific Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Leadership
Biology
Ceramics
Creative Writing
Digital Arts
Education
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Ecology
Finance/Economics
Fine Arts
Global Business Management
Humanities
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marketing
New Genres
Outdoor Adventure Leadership
Photography
Psychology
Secondary Education
Ski Business/Resort Management
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Undergraduate

45%

479
students

Female
42%
199

Male
58%
280

Graduate

55%

579
students

Female
74%
431

Male
26%
148

undergraduateFull-time

96%

464
students

Female
43%
195

Male
57%
269

undergraduatePart-time

4%

15
students

Female
27%
4

Male
73%
11

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors
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