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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
450
75th
570
25th
460
75th
24
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 377
Declined 437
Total Received 814
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Private

448

undergraduate students

714

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,162
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
450
75th
570
25th
460
75th
24
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) September 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 377
Declined 437
Total Received 814

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,919

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,319
Room $6,946
Board $6,879
Additional fees $1,189
Books & supplies $1,900
Total $51,233
Average Financial Aid - $17,919
Total with Avg. Aid $33,314

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $483,746
State $19,940
Institutional $4,146,363
Other external $0
Total $4,650,049

Non-need-based

Federal $2,502
State $17,840
Institutional $2,539,640
Other external $21,050
Total $2,581,032

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 412-4636
financialaid@sierranevada.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Golf
Lacrosse
Other sports
Skiing
Soccer
Track and field x country

Club Sports - Men's

climbing

Club Sports - Women's

climbing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

climbing, mountain biking, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, California Pacific Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Creative Writing.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Marketing, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Psychology, General.
Resort Management.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,162

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

39%

448
students

Female
52%
231

Male
48%
217

61%

714
students

Female
76%
540

Male
24%
174

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

358
students

Female
49%
174

Male
51%
184

20%

90
students

Female
63%
57

Male
37%
33

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Student Break-down

3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

37%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented England
France
Italy
Norway
Slovakia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab

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