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Truckee Meadows Community College Overview

Located in Reno, Nevada, Truckee Meadows Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Truckee Meadows Community College Known For?

2,476 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Truckee Meadows Community College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of the faculty were full-time.

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Truckee Meadows Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Truckee Meadows Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#76 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#195 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Truckee Meadows Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Other Science Technologies/Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Science Technologies / Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Construction Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Other Science Technologies/Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Science Technologies / Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Online General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#246 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Truckee Meadows Community College?

Location of Truckee Meadows Community College

Contact details for Truckee Meadows Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, NV 89512-3999
Phone: 775-673-7000
Website: www.tmcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Truckee Meadows Community College?

You can apply to Truckee Meadows Community College online at: webapps.tmcc.edu/admissionapp/

Truckee Meadows Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Truckee Meadows Community College?

6% Take Out Loans
14.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Truckee Meadows Community College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,803 a year. That adds up to $19,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Truckee Meadows Community College is 14.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Truckee Meadows Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,065 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,316 undergraduate students at Truckee Meadows Community College, with 3,065 being full-time and 8,251 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Truckee Meadows Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,065 full-time undergraduates at Truckee Meadows Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Truckee Meadows Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Truckee Meadows Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Truckee Meadows Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 161
Black or African American 59
Hispanic or Latino 1,141
White 1,459
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 216

Over 23 countries are represented at Truckee Meadows Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and India.

Online Learning at Truckee Meadows Community College

1,732 Took All Classes Online
4,707 Took At Least One Class Online
1.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,707 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Truckee Meadows Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Nevada for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Truckee Meadows Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Truckee Meadows Community College was 1.1%. This is the #1,959 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Truckee Meadows Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Truckee Meadows Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 9%
Anthropology 83%
Business Administration & Management 54%
Business Support & Assistant Services 43%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Construction Trades 20%
General Psychology 24%
Psychology 24%
Real Estate 28%
Social Sciences 86%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Truckee Meadows Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Truckee Meadows Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Science Technologies/Technicians #5
Science Technologies / Technicians #6
Real Estate #18
History #62
History #62
Entrepreneurial Studies #78
Business Support & Assistant Services #128
General Psychology #139
General Business/Commerce #166
Psychology #193
Accounting #260
Criminal Justice & Corrections #377
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #429
Liberal Arts General Studies #498
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #498

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Truckee Meadows Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 444 0 0 444
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 349 33 0 382
Allied Health Professions 267 24 0 0 291
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 236 0 0 0 236
Precision Metal Working 107 11 25 0 143
General Business/Commerce 0 112 1 0 113
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 50 17 21 0 88
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 82 0 0 0 82
Nursing 0 55 0 0 55
Real Estate 54 0 0 0 54
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27 18 0 0 45
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 42 0 0 0 42
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 42 0 0 42
Dental Support Services 0 21 19 0 40
Environmental Control Technology 32 1 2 0 35
General Psychology 0 34 0 0 34
Computer Information Systems 28 0 1 0 29
Design & Applied Arts 0 13 12 0 25
Industrial Production Technology 17 0 4 0 21
Culinary Arts 0 9 10 0 19
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 5 11 0 16
Building Management & Inspection 12 3 0 0 15
Business Administration & Management 0 9 1 3 13
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 13 0 0 13
General English Literature 0 12 0 0 12
Health Sciences & Services 0 10 2 0 12
Fire Protection 0 11 1 0 12
Computer Programming 0 11 0 0 11
Accounting 3 0 7 0 10
General Biology 0 9 0 0 9
Legal Support Services 0 9 0 0 9
Computer Systems Networking 3 5 0 0 8
Recreation Administration 0 8 0 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 7 0 0 7
Mental & Social Health Services 0 7 0 0 7
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 6 0 0 6
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 6 0 0 6
Anthropology 0 6 0 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 6 0 0 6
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 5 0 0 5
Romance Languages 0 5 0 0 5
Mathematics 0 5 0 0 5
Social Work 0 5 0 0 5
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Management Information Systems 0 4 0 0 4
Air Transportation 0 2 2 0 4
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 3 0 0 3
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 3 0 0 3
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 3 0 0 3
Natural Resources Conservation 0 3 0 0 3
Homeland Security 0 0 0 3 3
Construction 0 1 1 0 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 0 2
Human Development & Family Studies 0 2 0 0 2
History 0 2 0 0 2
Natural Resource Management 0 2 0 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 0 2
Other Precision Production 0 2 0 0 2
Music 0 1 1 0 2
Landscape Architecture 0 1 0 0 1
Marketing 1 0 0 0 1
Information Technology 1 0 0 0 1
Philosophy 0 1 0 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 0 1
Political Science & Government 0 1 0 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0 0
Masonry 0 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
English Literature (Other) 0 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 964 1,352 154 6 2,476

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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