Sierra Nevada College

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School Overview

Sierra Nevada College (SNC) is a private, liberal arts university founded in 1969. It is known for its programs in entrepreneurship, English, teacher education, environmental science, computer science, entertainment technology, ski business and resort management, and is located in Incline Village, Nevada. The college is well known for its athletic programs, especially skiing and snowboarding. Athletic teams at SNC are collectively known as the Eagles. The Eagles were national champions in men’s snowboarding and women’s skiing in 2008 for Collegiate Skiing and Snowboarding.

Fourteen majors are offered via SNC’s departments of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Business, and Science and Technology.

A Master of Arts (M.A.T.) degree as well as an initial teacher licensure in Nevada are offered through the colleges Teacher education program.

Students can complete their degrees online at Sierra Nevada College through the institution’s Online Adult Degree Completion Program.

Sierra Nevada College attracts students from Europe, the Far East and all parts of the United States.

General Information

Admission Office

999 Tahoe Boulevard

Incline Village, NV 89451-4269

(775) 831-1314

(866) 412-4636

Fax: (775) 831-6223



Contact: Bernie McConnell

Director of Admission
Main Address

999 Tahoe Boulevard

Incline Village, NV 89451

(775) 831-1314

www.sierranevada.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 390

Degree-seeking undergrads: 331

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Drawing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Painting B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Resort Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Sierra Nevada College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(775) 831-1314
Website:www.sierranevada.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.sierranevada.edu/index.php?id=45
Address:999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,057
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,057 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$31,150
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,290

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Sierra Nevada College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sierra Nevada College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education6
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Psychology1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total167

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Sierra Nevada College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sierra Nevada College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,150
Out-of-state$31,150
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,529
Out-of-state$17,529

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid88100%
Grant or scholarship aid88100%$19,290
Student loan aid7383%$7,313

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid45389%$19,077
Federal student loans36973%$8,034

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Sierra Nevada College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Sierra Nevada College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants851374477
Percent admitted100%51%52%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%13%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Sierra Nevada College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,057
Undergraduate enrollment478
Graduate enrollment579

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Sierra Nevada College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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