Sierra Nevada College

999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline village, NV 89451
Tel: (775)831-1314
Private not-for-profit | 943 students
Located near the shores of scenic Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada College is Nevada's only private residential four-year liberal arts college. SNC provides students a high-quality education in a personalized environment designed to prepare them for successful lives and careers. SNC values the uniqueness of the individual within a greater community and the spirit of entrepreneurship in itself and its students.

School Overview:

Sierra Nevada College
CountyWashoe County, NV
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
65 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment943 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
743 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
200 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
554 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
389 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
1%1%
% Hispanic
6%3%
% Black
25%6%
% White
64%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$27,654$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$27,654$24,744
 

School Notes:

  • At Sierra Nevada College, we combine this liberal arts education and professional preparedness through an interdisciplinary curriculum which emphasizes environmental, social, economic, and cultural responsibility and sustainability. We prepare our students to think critically and communicate effectively in order to pursue a lifetime of achievement and success.
  • Sierra Nevada College offers degree programs in more than 14 different fields, as well as offering continuing education programs, an acclaimed summer arts program, and numerous courses at satellite centers in Nevada.
  • With the motto “Freedom, wisdom, and responsibility” reflecting a progressive, forward-looking approach to academics, Sierra Nevada College offers more than 30 undergraduate majors, minors, and concentrations. With a liberal arts education, student have the opportunity to experiment in other areas of interest — taking a class in sketching, testing research in a chemistry lab, or exploring their musical talent. The goal of a great liberal arts college is to craft a curriculum that ensures students are exposed to the best of human thought and ideals.
  • Sierra Nevada College Lake Tahoe is located in Incline Village, approximately two miles from the shore of Lake Tahoe, at an elevation of 6,700 feet above sea level. The elevation of the Tahoe Basin ranges from lake level, 6,225 feet, to 10,776 feet at the summit of Mount Rose directly above the SNC Campus.
  • Sierra Nevada College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
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