Tuition & Fees

$31,300

$31,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
30%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
48%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

39%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 364
Declined + 190
Total Received 554
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Private (nonprofit)

507

undergraduate students

537

graduate students

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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 1,044
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
36%
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
7%
Top 1/4
9%
Top 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
30%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
48%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 21
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
SAT or ACT Not used

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 364
Declined + 190
Total Received 554

Admissions Factors

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $30,321
Room & board $12,332
Additional fees $979
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $45,232
Average Financial Aid - $25,480
Total with Avg. Aid $19,752

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,480

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $916,664
State $36,390
Institutional $4,232,834
Other external $81,250
Total $5,267,138

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $1,814,071
Other external $0
Total $1,814,071

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer

Athletic Facts

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Leadership
Biology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Creative Writing
Digital Arts
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Policy
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

49%

507
students

Female
39%
199

Male
61%
308

Graduate

51%

537
students

Female
71%
381

Male
29%
156

undergraduateFull-time

93%

475
students

Female
39%
182

Male
61%
293

undergraduatePart-time

7%

32
students

Female
54%
17

Male
46%
15

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

68

semester hours

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

  • 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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