Western Nebraska Community College: Review & Facts

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Western Nebraska Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,535 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1926 and is one of the 3 schools located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
57
Fair
Western Nebraska Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Western Nebraska Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 57 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Management, Business, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
52%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Western Nebraska Community College student retention rate is low at 52% (way below Nebraska average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Western Nebraska Community College is low: 31%. About 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Western Nebraska Community College is pretty good - 13:1. Read more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,100
Low
Average tuition cost is extremely low - around $2,600 per year. The additional fees at Western Nebraska Community College beyond tuition are around $500; this comes to $3,100 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Western Nebraska Community College will consider accepting your 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) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Western Nebraska Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (308) 635-3606 or check Western Nebraska Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Western Nebraska Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western Nebraska Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Western Nebraska Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

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

Western Nebraska Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899, USA
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