Western Nevada College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Western Nevada College is a small four-year, public school with 4,170 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1971 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Carson City, Nevada.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
At Western Nevada College you can obtain your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Western Nevada College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Business, Criminal Justice, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
The graduation rate at Western Nevada College is very low - 20%. About 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Western Nevada College is reasonable - 22:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,500
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median - around $9,000 per year. The additional fees at Western Nevada College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $500; which totals $9,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Western Nevada College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Western Nevada College is $15.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Western Nevada College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (775) 445-3000 or check Western Nevada College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Western Nevada College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western Nevada College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Western Nevada College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Western Nevada College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western Nevada College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399, USA
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