Sierra Nevada College Overview
Sierra Nevada College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Incline Village, Nevada. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Incline Village draws many to the area.
What Is Sierra Nevada College Known For?
- Students at SNC may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at SNC.
- In 2017-2018, 23% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from SNC with a bachelor's degree make about $42,100 a year. That's 3% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Sierra Nevada College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SNC.
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Where Is Sierra Nevada College?
Contact details for SNC are given below.
|Address:||999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451|
How Do I Get Into SNC?
You can apply to SNC online at: www.sierranevada.edu/index.php?id=45
Admission Requirements for SNC
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SNC?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.
Average Test Scores
About 57% of students accepted to SNC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 450 and 580.
Can I Afford Sierra Nevada College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SNC, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $5,381 a year. That adds up to $21,524 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SNC is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Sierra Nevada College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 384 graduate students at the school.
Of the 331 full-time undergraduates at SNC, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Sierra Nevada College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||14|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
Nevada students aren't the only ones who study at Sierra Nevada College. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 19 countries are represented at SNC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Sweden, Norway, and Slovenia.
Sierra Nevada College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||45||45|
|Finance & Financial Management||8||0||8|
|Natural Resources Conservation||6||0||6|
|Fine & Studio Arts||6||0||6|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||0||5||5|
|English Literature (Other)||1||0||1|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1||0||1|
|Business Administration & Management||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Sierra Nevada College under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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