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Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College

2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703-7399
(775) 445-3000

Founded in 1971, Western Nevada College is a public 4-year institution. This school, which is very close to Carson City, Nevada, is in a rural setting. Western is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Nevada. This school offers 22 certificates, 34 associates level degrees, and one bachelors level degree to students. In 2010, 5,207 students sought degrees from the 43 programs at this school. Western offers subjects such as health information and art. This small school is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada.

Student Demographics

This school had 5,207 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This school had 5,207 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2187
  • Total Enrolled Female: 3020
  • Undergraduate Male: 2187
  • Undergraduate Female: 3020

Faculty Demographics

WNC employs 344 faculty. 17% of instructors are full-time and approximately 82% of faculty are part-time. Approximately half of the instructors are female.

Faculty Demographics

WNC employs 344 faculty. 17% of instructors are full-time and approximately 82% of faculty are part-time. Approximately half of the instructors are female.

  • Male: 175
  • Female: 169
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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