Western Nevada College

2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703-7399
Western Nevada College (also known as WNC) is a public education institution in Carson City, Nevada.

Awards conferred at WNC include associate's and bachelor's degrees as well as certificate programs in more than 29 fields of study and 42 disciplines. The school has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

This school offers dual credit and distance learning programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience students have access to on-campus day care.

With about 4,290 full-time enrolled students on its central campus it is the 5th largest institution in Nevada.


General Information

Main Phone: (775) 445 -3000 Website: www.wnc.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 226
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,289
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 15


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 31% Full-time 69% Part-time
Student Gender 39% Men 61% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

71% White 3% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
15% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 13% $ 6,764
Local Grant 35% $3,364
Institutional Grant 21% $ 1,199
Student Loans 15% $ 5,730

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 2 - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2 - - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 0 15 - - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Hearing Impaired - 9 - - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - 4 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

American Sign Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American Sign Language (asl) 1 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - 1 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 4 6 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 144 - - -
General Studies - 98 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - 7 - - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biophysics - 1 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 13 - - -

Science Technologies Technicians

Science Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science Technologies Technicians 0 9 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections and Criminal Justice 3 21 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 0 6 - - -

Science Technologies Technicians

Science Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science Technologies Technicians 0 9 - - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - 2 - - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - 2 - - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - 6 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 3 3 - - -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 1 - - - -

Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection - 5 - - -
Building Construction Site Management Manager - 5 11 - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Machine Tool Technology Machinist 3 3 - - -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 1 - - - -

Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection - 5 - - -
Building Construction Site Management Manager - 5 11 - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 0 2 - - -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 1 - - - -

Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection - 5 - - -
Building Construction Site Management Manager - 5 11 - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 0 2 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician 11 2 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 4 27 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 5 - - -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science 1 - - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - 1 - - -
Accounting 2 10 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 4 27 - - -


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