Sierra Nevada University

Incline Village, NV

Sierra Nevada University

Incline Village, NV

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Tuition & Fees

$35,508

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
57%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
24-29
8%
18-23
75%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 528
Declined 302
Total Received 830
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Private

350

undergraduate students

424

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 774
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Reno
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reno-Tahoe International

Sierra Nevada University
999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
89451

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Film Club
  • International Club
  • Sustainability Club
  • Rock Climbing Club
  • First Generation Club

Top Events

  • Spring Formal
  • Bohemia Night
  • Casino Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
57%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
24-29
8%
18-23
75%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.29

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 528
Declined 302
Total Received 830

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $34,319
Room & board $13,825
Additional fees $1,189
Books & supplies $600
Other fees $650
Total $50,583
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Rock climbing
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer

Club Sports - Men's

climbing

Club Sports - Women's

climbing

Intramural Sports Men

Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting and Business/Management
Art Therapy/Therapist
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Ecology
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
Outdoor Education
Photojournalism
Psychology, General
Resort Management
Sustainability Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

774

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

45%

350
students

Female
48%
169

Male
52%
181

55%

424
students

Female
72%
305

Male
28%
119

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

331
students

Female
47%
155

Male
53%
176

6%

19
students

Female
74%
14

Male
26%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%

Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

28

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Job Fairs
  • Resume preparation

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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