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College Deliberately: Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College is a small, public, four-year College that emphasizes culture, character and career located in the city of Carson City, NV. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and Welding Technology/Welder.

Western Nevada College

place 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703-7399
phone Phone: (775) 445-3000
web Web: http://www.wnc.edu/
  • Western Nevada College is also known as:
    Western Nevada College, WNC

Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Western Nevada College Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Accredited 1975-09-01 2025-04-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Western Nevada College is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Rankings

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Western Nevada College. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Western Nevada College and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Western Nevada College.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Western Nevada College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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