Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV

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Tuition & Fees

$3,608

$11,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 612
Declined
Total Received 612
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Public

3,702

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Western Nevada College (formerly Western Nevada Community College), founded in 1971, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its campus is located in Carson City, NV.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,702
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

90-acre campus in Carson City (population: 54,745), branch campuses in Fallon and Minden. Served by air, bus, and train.

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

Western Nevada College
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV
89703

Top Organizations

  • Associated Students of Western Nevada
  • WNC Social Work Club
  • WNC Chess and Board Games Club
  • Wildcat TEACH
  • WNC Psychology Club

Top Events

  • Welcome Back Week (Fall and Spring)
  • Club Fair (Fall and Spring)
  • Student Leadership Summit
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • University of Nevada Police Service and Local Jurisdiction Law Enforcement patrol the campus 24 hours.

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $15

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 612
Declined
Total Received 612

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,608
Total $3,608

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Construction Technology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Deaf Studies
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Physical Sciences
Project Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Welding Technology/Welder
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

3,702

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,702
students

Female
58%
2,133

Male
42%
1,569

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

33%

1,227
students

Female
61%
739

Male
39%
488

67%

2,475
students

Female
57%
1,394

Male
43%
1,081

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 31%

Student Break-down

2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

203

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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