Sierra Nevada College (SNC)

999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV

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Sierra Nevada College is a nonprofit private college that has a large number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Incline Village, Nevada, in a predominantly rural area. Nearly 1000 students enroll at Sierra Nevada College annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Sierra Nevada College offers:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Resort Management
  • Business Administration

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to this school have an SAT score between 1310 to 1640, or an ACT score in a range of 19 to 23. 58% of students that apply are admitted to Sierra Nevada College, of which 31% choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $28,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's net price calculator to get a better idea of their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing is available for students, and generally costs around $5,900 annually. Some students at Sierra Nevada College may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students SNC accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Sierra Nevada College is around 1,000 students, where graduate students make up roughly 9% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $29,000-$35,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,400 for part time students
  • On-campus housing and meals are estimated to cost around $14,000, the amount includes the serving of nineteen meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$20,139
Receiving Student Loans88%$5,413

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Sierra Nevada College may provide student services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

SNC has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years37%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Intercollegiate Athletics

SNC is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Skiing
  • Other Sports

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Natural Resources and Conservation


    Visual and Performing Arts

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Sierra Nevada College for official up-to-date information.

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