Tuition & Fees

$34,241

$34,241

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
29%
30-36
13%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
24%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

57%

43%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 507
Declined + 228
Total Received 735
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Private (nonprofit)

435

undergraduate students

517

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 952
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
10%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
29%
30-36
13%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
24%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 20
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 Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 507
Declined + 228
Total Received 735

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

Stacie Lyans
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 866 412-4636
F: 775 831-6223
admissions@sierranevada.edu

Cost

Tuition $33,158
Room $6,711
Board $6,646
Additional fees $1,083
Books & supplies $600
Total $48,198
Average Financial Aid - $28,168
Total with Avg. Aid $20,030

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,168

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $824,842
State $4,500
Institutional $898,537
Other external $25,048
Total $1,752,927

Non-need-based

Federal $95,092
State $207,434
Institutional $5,528,076
Other external $131,374
Total $5,961,976

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

46%

435
students

Female
43%
189

Male
57%
246

Graduate

54%

517
students

Female
74%
384

Male
26%
133

undergraduateFull-time

94%

410
students

Female
44%
177

Male
56%
233

undergraduatePart-time

6%

25
students

Female
48%
12

Male
52%
13

Student Break-down

2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
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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