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Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College Overview

Western Nevada College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Carson City, Nevada. Western Nevada College was founded in 1971 and enrolls 3,528 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Western Nevada College!

Interested in music or performing? At Western Nevada College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

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

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

2022 Western Nevada College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,383
Out-of-State $7,901
Percent of Need Met 55.3%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,350

Is Western Nevada 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 closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Western Nevada College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Western Nevada 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.

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 Nevada 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 Nevada College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Western Nevada 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.

As of 2022, the total market value of Western Nevada College's endowment was $200000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Western Nevada College

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 Nevada College meets 55.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,350 a year.

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! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 Nevada College.

Based on this information, does Western Nevada 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 Western Nevada College a good school for you?

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Where is Western Nevada College Located?

Western Nevada College is located in the small town setting of Carson City, Nevada.

If you want to see Western Nevada College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 395/580 to Carson City, 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 Western Nevada College and Carson City are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2201 West College Parkway Carson City, NV 89703-7316

Campus Setting: Small Town

Western Nevada 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 Nevada College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Nevada College is Continuous processing.

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

Western Nevada College ACT Scores

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Western Nevada College SAT Scores

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Western Nevada College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,428

In State

$10,813

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,233
$10,618
Fees
$195
$195
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Western Nevada College is like? There are approximately 3,528 students enrolled at Western Nevada College. 32% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NV and 4% percent of students are from other states.

32%

Full Time

68%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,528

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,428

Out-of-State

$10,813

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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