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Colleges / Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village, NV 4-Year Private

Sierra Nevada College Admissions

If you want to apply to Sierra Nevada College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Sierra Nevada College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Sierra Nevada College's admissions stats.

Sierra Nevada College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Mean SAT Score 1025
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 54%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 25%
Waitlist No

Sierra Nevada College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Sierra Nevada College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Sierra Nevada College?

Sierra Nevada College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Sierra Nevada College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Sierra Nevada College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out. Curious about the factors that are considered by Sierra Nevada College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Sierra Nevada College for more information on admission factors.

Sierra Nevada College Application Requirements

To apply to Sierra Nevada College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Sierra Nevada College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Sierra Nevada College?

Students admitted to Sierra Nevada College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Sierra Nevada College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Sierra Nevada College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 54% of Sierra Nevada College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 25% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Sierra Nevada College?

To be competitive with other Sierra Nevada College applicants, you should aim to earn between 930 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Sierra Nevada College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 930, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Sierra Nevada College student is 1025.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Sierra Nevada College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Sierra Nevada College students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Sierra Nevada College?

To be most competitive at Sierra Nevada College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Sierra Nevada College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Sierra Nevada College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Sierra Nevada College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Sierra Nevada College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Sierra Nevada College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Sierra Nevada College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Sierra Nevada College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Sierra Nevada College.

Does Sierra Nevada College accept transfer credits?

✅ Sierra Nevada College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Sierra Nevada College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Sierra Nevada College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Sierra Nevada College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Sierra Nevada College?

✅ Sierra Nevada College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Sierra Nevada College's acceptance rate?

✅ Sierra Nevada College's acceptance rate is 64%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Sierra Nevada College?

❌ Sierra Nevada College does not offer early decision.

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Sierra Nevada College SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Sierra Nevada College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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

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