Western Nevada College

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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


Total undergrads: 5,218

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,267


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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


Early Childhood Education A,C


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 – 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.

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