Western Nevada College (WNC)

Carson City, NV

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Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College Student Essentials

Western Nevada College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.wnc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,700
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,345
Enrollment: 4,728
Year Established: 1971

About WNC

The Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nevada, continues to open career paths for students fresh out of high school and adult members of the Nevada community through its high quality programs and caring environment.

The school has developed programs for its newest degree—Bachelor’s of Technology. In addition to offering advanced technical and occupational skills, academics include associate’s of arts, general studies and science degrees to help prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate program.

Students seeking shorter courses of study to gain skills for immediate employment may choose one of the many certificate of achievement programs, offered in fields like American Sign Language, Bookkeeping, Customer Service and Early Childhood Education.

When you’re not studying, you can enjoy the benefits of an exciting student life. Whether you want to advance your leadership skills and knowledge, connect with diverse students or develop new friendships, you can do all of these by joining a student organization or frequenting the many movie nights, games, music and comedy performances happening at the school.

To allow students of different academic backgrounds the opportunity to attend, the college has varying admissions criteria that consider each applicant on an individual basis.

Tuition fees are different for residents of Nevada and out-of-state students.

To help virtually all adult learners finance their education, the school provides financial aid to qualifying students who file a FAFSA.

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WNC Map & Location

Western Nevada College
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703


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Getting Around WNC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Carson City, NV

Winter
Dec
45
22
Jan
45
22
Feb
50
25
Spring
Mar
57
30
Apr
63
34
May
71
41
Summer
Jun
81
47
Jul
90
52
Aug
88
51
Fall
Sep
80
43
Oct
68
35
Nov
54
27

WNC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,728
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,728

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 13%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 72%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 13%
African American 1%
Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska native 3%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 27%
Part-Time 73%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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