Western Nevada College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2201 West College Parkway

Carson City, NV 89703-7399

(775) 445-3277

Fax: (775) 887-3147



Contact: Dianne Hilliard

Director, Admissions and Records
Main Address

2201 West College Parkway

Carson City, NV 89703-7399

(775) 445-3000

www.wnc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,218

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,267

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Online application fee: $15

Admissions Policies/Requirements

SAT and ACT scores accepted, but not required, for math and English placement. Special requirements for nursing and surgical tech programs.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biophysics A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Science A
Real Estate A

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Management A

Construction Trades

Construction Site Management B

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas 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.

Western Nevada College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(775) 445-3000
Website:www.wnc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://por.shr.nevada.edu/psp/spporprd/WNC/HRMS/c/SH_TECHNICAL.SH_AD001.GBL?FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.SH_CUSTOMIZATIONS.SH_AD001&IsFolder=false&I
Address:2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703-7399
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,569
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,335 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,910
Out-of-state Tuition:$9,555
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:78%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,796

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Western Nevada College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services23
Construction Trades311
Education12
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields15
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians31
Physical Sciences4
Precision Production42
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Visual and Performing Arts13
Grand total27361

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Western 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$2,910
Out-of-state$9,555
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid27078%
Grant or scholarship aid26576%$3,796
Student loan aid309%$5,332

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,83548%$3,406
Federal student loans49513%$6,393

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Western 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 Western Nevada College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

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

Western Nevada College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,569
Undergraduate enrollment3,569
Graduate enrollment0

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

Western Nevada College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

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