Western Nevada College

2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703-7399

About Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College is classified as a public, four-year institution classified as a “Primarily Associate’s” college. Although this is a baccalaureate-granting institution, less than 10% of degrees earned at this institution are bachelor’s degrees. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. Fewer than 50% of students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,229
Student Age% Under 2548%
 % 25 and Over52%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time29%
 % Part-time71%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.0%
 % Black1.5%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino14.0%
 % Native American2.7%
 % Race Unknown1.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$15
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,243
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,590
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid73%
 % Undergraduates with Loans10%
 % Undergraduates with Grants73%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,310
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,180
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Carson City Area

Median Age41.8
Median Household Income$54,235
Total Population55,378
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.3% 48.7%
 Age 0-952.9%47.1%
 Age 10-1748.4%51.6%
 Age 18-2452.5%47.5%
 Age 25-2956.8%43.2%
 Age 30-3953.9%46.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.3%
 % Black2.1%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino20.7%
 % Native American2.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,180
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$778
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50024.9%17.1%4.2%
 $500 to $74959.2%49.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.2%25.7%45.4%
 Over $10009.7%7.6%27.3%
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