Enrollment Comparison Chart

The below chart compares the student population between Western Nevada College and similar colleges.

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,611 male and 1,917 female students attending WNC. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.84 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at WNC.
Population by Gender/Attending Status at WNC

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 2,027 White students (57.45%) and 867 Hispanic students (24.57%) at Western Nevada College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Western Nevada College.
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Western Nevada College
American Indian or Alaska Native772948
Black or African American543321
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1578
Two or More Races1545896
Race/Ethnicity Unknown241126115
Total 3,5281,6111,917

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 2,278 students whose age under twenty five and 854 students whose age is over thirty years old at Western Nevada College.
Especially, 914 students are younger than eighteen and 37 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Western Nevada College.
Population by Student Age at Western Nevada College
Total3,528 1,6111,917
Under 18914 406508
18-19655 280375
20-21375 165210
22-24334 162172
25-29396 194202
30-34298 136162
35-39184 8896
40-49205 89116
50-64130 6763
65 and over37 2413
Total 3,528 1,6111,917

Online Student Population

At Western Nevada College, 1,859 students (52.69% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,162 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 1,131 students live in Nevada where Western Nevada College is located in and 30 students have enrolled from other states.
Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes1,162
Enrolled Some in Online Classes697
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1,669
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)1,162
Nevada Residents1,131
Other State in U.S.30
Outside of U.S.1