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C-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    NG
About Western Nevada College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Website
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$15
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$10,806/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,063/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,868/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,036/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,429/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,949/ year
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Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.48 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.40 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.40 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,231Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
78%
National
83%

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Western Nevada College Reviews

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Nestled against the soaring Serria Nevadas and overlooking the quaint capital city of Nevada, Western Nevada College is a (literal) step above the rest when it comes to community colleges. The teachers are in general passionate, well-educated individuals, who are genuinely invested in helping their students succeed. The school staff are accessible and knowledgeable, the campus is clean, and there's plenty of parking. WNC is a great choice for anyone looking to take some affordable, educational classes.
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Western Nevada College was the perfect starting college for me. I really like the Jump Start program that is offered, allowing high school students to get college credit. This is a small school that is the perfect place for getting a start on your college education. The classes are engaging and the teachers are good.
Western Nevada Community college has a lot to offer. The campus has numerous computer labs for students to utilize and free tutoring services. Each building has its own charm and gives a welcoming experience for anyone looking for a college education. My overall experience has been nothing but positive and I look forward to the coming semesters as I continue to pursue my major in Computer Science.