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Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Truckee Meadows Community College

Truckee Meadows Community College Overview

Truckee Meadows Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Reno, Nevada. Truckee Meadows Community College was founded in 1971 and the school currently enrolls around 10,249 students per year, which includes 10,249 undergrads.

Student Involvement at Truckee Meadows Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Truckee Meadows Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Truckee Meadows Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Truckee Meadows Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Truckee Meadows Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Truckee Meadows Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Truckee Meadows Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,706
Out-of-State $11,740
Percent of Need Met 31%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,879

Is Truckee Meadows Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Truckee Meadows Community College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Truckee Meadows Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 60% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Truckee Meadows Community Collegereturn for their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Truckee Meadows Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Truckee Meadows Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Truckee Meadows Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Truckee Meadows Community College's endowment was valued at $10.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Truckee Meadows Community College spends about $2,957 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Truckee Meadows Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Truckee Meadows Community College meets 31% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Truckee Meadows Community College full-time are awarded $4,879 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Truckee Meadows Community College.

Based on this information, does Truckee Meadows Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Truckee Meadows Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Truckee Meadows Community College?

Truckee Meadows Community College is located in the suburban setting of Reno, Nevada.

If you are interested in seeing Truckee Meadows Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate I-80U.S. Highway 395 to Reno, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reno-Tahoe International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Truckee Meadows Community College and Reno are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7000 Dandini Boulevard Reno, NV 89512-3901

Campus Setting: Suburban

Truckee Meadows Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Truckee Meadows Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Truckee Meadows Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Truckee Meadows Community College is like? There are approximately 10,249 students enrolled at Truckee Meadows Community College. 28% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NV and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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