School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Western Nevada College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703-7399
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Private For-profit 4-year Primarily Associate's
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

Western Nevada College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are $15 for undergraduate programs and -$1 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$15
Graduate Application Fees-$1

Tuition & Fees

WNC's 2023 tuition & fees is $3,838 for Nevada residents and $11,739 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.67% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($11,434).
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$3,838$11,739
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,528 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,162 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,528
Undergraduate Students3,528
Online Enrollment1,162

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

WNC offers 55 programs (all undergraduate). 14 out of the 55 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by WNC
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs55 Programs
Number of online programs14 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of less than 12 weeks
Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification