Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV
University Website: www.wnc.edu
Apply Online: https://www.wnc.edu/forms/ar/application/
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Western Nevada College (WNC) is a public college serving northwest Nevada. It is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities. The main branch of the college is located in Carson City, Nevada, with other campuses in the cities of Fallon and Minden. There are also WNC instruction centers in Dayton, Fernley, Hawthorne, Lake Tahoe, Lovelock, Smith Valley, and Yerington, as well as degree programs in five correctional institutions. The college offers a number of different associate degrees,certificate programs, and a bachelors of technology degree.

Prior to July 2007, WNC was known as Western Nevada Community College. The name change was approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in recognition of WNC's ability to grant niche four-year degrees.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $8,573.00 avg tuition

2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703-7399
(775) 445-3000

Apply online Admissions:
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Financial Aid:
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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Construction Trades
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Physical Sciences
  • Precision Production
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Nevada College

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SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
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Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Nevada College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,078.00 $2,078.00 $8,573.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $435.00 $435.00 $435.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $78.00 $78.00 $128.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $9,220.00 $4,160.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,160.00 $4,160.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $15.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 83%
Percent receiving grant aid 81%
Avg amount of grant aid $3,632.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 15%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,730.00

Western Nevada College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biophysics X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
CONSTRUCTION TRADES
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other X
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager X
EDUCATION
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care Provider/Assistant X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist X
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Commercial and Advertising Art X

Scholarships for Students in Nevada

Name Amount Deadline
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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