Sierra Nevada College Rankings

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In the World#7108 of 14178
In North America#1772 of 2629
In the United States#1686 of 2528
In Nevada#8 of 10
In Incline Village#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$29,242 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
371
Graduates
384
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Sierra Nevada College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%67%61%
Applicants830341489
Admissions528229299
Freshmen enrolled full time563422
Freshmen enrolled part time312

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
30 or 54%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Sierra Nevada College are 930-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
14 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Sierra Nevada College are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White572 (77%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown103 (14%)
Black or African American21 (3%)
Hispanic21 (3%)
Asian14 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,242/year
Average aid awarded
$19,775
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,796
$30-48K$26,020
$48-75K$24,007
$75-110K$28,360
$110K+$33,663

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,319$18,700
Tuition in-state$34,319$18,700
Tuition out-of-state$34,319$18,700
Fee in-district$1,189$465
Fee in-state$1,189$465
Fee out-of-state$1,189$465

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity200
Combined charge for room and board$13,825
Room charge$6,946
Meal charge$6,879

Sierra Nevada College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Educational Leadership and Administration, General71
Elementary Education and Teaching33
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General19
Creative Writing17
Education, Other13
International Business & Trade & Commerce12
Psychology, General11
Secondary Education and Teaching10
Special Education and Teaching, General10
Marketing, Other9
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other6
Fine & Studio Arts, General6
Environmental Science5
Resort Management5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General3
International & Global Studies2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other1
Grand Total82161
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%47%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
25
Citations
313

Publication count by topic

Business
6
Computer science
3
Environmental science
2
Medicine
2
Political science
2
Psychology
2
Philosophy
1
Chemistry
1
Sociology
1
Art
1
Biology
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art33971
Business363981
Environmental science432434
Psychology486959
Medicine514967
Physics54601
Computer science568119
Chemistry578815
Biology60747

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199210
199300
199400
199510
199610
199702
199802
199914
200002
200105
2002112
200309
200417
200508
2006110
200709
2008217
2009013
2010010
201147
201216
2013010
2014115
201509
2016211
201729
2018224

General info

Alternative namesSNC
Founded1969
WikipediaSierra Nevada University
MottoWisdom, Responsibility, Freedom
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff138
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, Nevada, 89451
United States
City population9,000
Phone7758311314
Fax+1 (775) 831 1347

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