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Western Nebraska Community College

Sidney, NE 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Western Nebraska Community College

Western Nebraska Community College Overview

Western Nebraska Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Sidney, Nebraska. Western Nebraska Community College was founded in 1926 and the school now enrolls around 1,625 students a year, including 1,625 undergraduate students. Western Nebraska Community College offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Western Nebraska Community College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Western Nebraska Community College's theater groups.

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

Thinking of pledging?Western Nebraska Community College has sororities, but doesn't have fraternities.

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

2022 Western Nebraska 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 $2,556
Out-of-State $2,652
Percent of Need Met 90%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,317

Is Western Nebraska Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what Western Nebraska Community College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Western Nebraska Community College

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

About 55% of students who start at Western Nebraska Community College come back for their second year of college. 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 Outcomes for Western Nebraska Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Western Nebraska Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Western Nebraska 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.

Western Nebraska Community College meets 90% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Western Nebraska Community College full-time are awarded $10,317 a year in financial aid, on average.

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

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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 Western Nebraska Community College.

Based on this information, does Western Nebraska Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Western Nebraska Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Western Nebraska Community College?

Western Nebraska Community College is located in the rural setting of Sidney, Nebraska.

If you are interested in seeing Western Nebraska Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Sidney, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Scottsbluff.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Western Nebraska Community College and Sidney are like without leaving home.

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College Info

371 College Drive Sidney, NE 69162

Campus Setting: Rural

Western Nebraska Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Nebraska Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Nebraska 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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Western Nebraska Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,384

In State

$12,504

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,195
$3,315
Fees
$525
$525
Housing
$7,164
$7,164
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Western Nebraska Community College is like? There are approximately 1,625 students enrolled at Western Nebraska Community College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from NE and 12% percent of students are from other states.

44%

Full Time

56%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,625

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,720

Out-of-State

$3,840

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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