Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC)

Scottsbluff, NE

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Western Nebraska Community College Student Essentials

Western Nebraska Community College Student Essentials
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

About WNCC

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.

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WNCC Map & Location

Western Nebraska Community College
1601 East 27th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361


Getting Around WNCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Scottsbluff, NE

Winter
Dec
40
13
Jan
41
14
Feb
45
16
Spring
Mar
53
24
Apr
61
32
May
72
43
Summer
Jun
82
52
Jul
90
58
Aug
88
56
Fall
Sep
78
45
Oct
64
33
Nov
50
22

WNCC Students

Total Students 2,939

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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