B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A
Sierra Nevada College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
California Pacific Conference
Address
999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Scores Range
870-1100
ACT Scores Range
18-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Sierra Nevada College

Cost

Net Price
$28,800/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,207/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,533/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,597/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,753/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,045/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.12 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.13 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.13 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
527Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
11%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life.12 responses
Poll
33%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.15 responses
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After Sierra Nevada College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.5 responses
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Sierra Nevada College Reviews

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If you are into the small town vibe and knowing everyone on campus then SNC is for you. It is basically a High School with better parties. The Ski and Board Teams are big on campus and people who come not knowing how to ski/board always learn from someone on campus. There is also a club for this.

Events on campus are rad because student government funds many of them! Casino night is the best and the prizes are always great. Paddle boards, camping gear, gift certificates, season ski passes, ext.

Classes are pretty easy. Your GPA will stay solid if you show up to class.

Night life is fun because everyone from campus goes, but it can get old going to the same 3 bars in town week after week. House parties are big, but tend to get shut down in this small town.

IF YOU SKI THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! no school on a powder day!
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the campus is beautiful and well-kept. Dorm life is good, their are a multitude of events for students to take part in. The cafeteria is the only part of SNC that is a real issue and causing more stress for students because when the food is so unappealing and monotone that they can't eat it the students must go shopping and spend money on an already tight budget, even though cafeteria food has already been charged to our student account and paid for by the beginning of the semester.
I think this is a great college! It's small enough to where students can get help from their actual teachers. The faculty is very involved in student success.