Western Nevada College Rankings

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#8226 of 14,160In the World
#1920 of 2,624In North America
#1830 of 2,523In the United States
#8 of 10In Nevada

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
84%
Undergraduates
3,702
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
wnc.edu

Western Nevada College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

878 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

861 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Western Nevada College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2192 (60%)
Hispanic852 (23%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown245 (7%)
Two or more races153 (4%)
Asian87 (2%)
Black or African American80 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native34 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander15 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,722
Students receiving aid
84%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$3,233
Tuition in-state$3,233
Tuition out-of-state$10,423
Fee in-district$195
Fee in-state$195
Fee out-of-state$195

Western Nevada College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies333
Physical Sciences95
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse52
General Studies50
Business Administration and Management, General17
Deaf Studies11
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration8
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician6
Computer and Information Sciences, General6
Building & Construction Site Management & Manager6
Commercial and Advertising Art5
Building Construction Technology4
Industrial Technology & Technician4
Welding Technology & Welder4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician3
Machine Tool Technology & Machinist3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies3
Business & Commerce, General2
Grand Total6066
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate31%28%34%

Publications & Citations

Publications
11
Citations
23

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4 / 0
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3 / 13
Physics
3 / 13
Environmental Science
3 / 10
Geology
3 / 10
Political Science
2 / 0
Business
2 / 0
Public Policy / Administration
2 / 0
Oceanography
1 / 0
Paleontology
1 / 3
Earth science and Geophysics
1 / 7
Philosophy
1 / 0
Psychology
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 7
Biology
1 / 3
Petrology and Geochemistry
1 / 7
Sociology
1 / 0
Social Psychology
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
201402
201500
201602
201700
201811
201947
202027

Notable alumni

  1. DJ Peters

    Photo
    DJ Peters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Donald Scott Peters is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

General info

Alternative namesWNC
Founded1971
MottoStart Here, Go Anywhere
Colorsblue, yellow
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff304
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada, 89703-7399
United States
City population54,000
Phone7754453000

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