WNCC Description

The Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, offers quality education and training in a wide variety of specialized professional majors and academic programs designed to prepare students for immediate employment or transfer to four-year baccalaureate programs.

Academics at Western Nebraska include over 60 degree, diploma, and certification programs in professional and vocational careers, like:

  • Auto Body Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Cosmetology
  • Health Information Services
  • Medical Assisting
  • Esthetics
  • Practical Nursing

Other more liberal arts oriented associate’s degree programs include:

  • English
  • Art Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Journalism
  • Pre-Forestry Wildlife Management
  • Theatre Education
  • Vocal Performance

Admissions are open, meaning that any student with a high school diploma or GED may enroll.

The college also provides a number of helpful student services like career counseling, academic advising, tutoring, writing assistance, disability support, and even programs exclusively for veterans.

To prepare students for further education or immediate employment, the school contains a variety of student clubs and organizations, some of which include college democrats and college republicans, student government, art clubs, drama groups, and a forensics team.

On campus housing and a meal plan are offered, but not required for freshmen.

Tuition is set lower for Nebraska residents. Financial aid is available to eligible students.

Quick Facts about Western Nebraska Community College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cougar

Website

www.wncc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,316

Out-of-State Tuition

$2,016

Retention Rate

53%

Enrollment

2,939

Year Established

1926

WNCC Students

Total Students
2,939

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
11%
African American
2%
Caucasian
65%
American Indian or Alaska native
2%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
21%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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