Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College is a public community college, which was originally known as the Western Nevada Community College. It was established in 1971, and after being granted approval by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, the name was changed to Western Nevada College in July of 2007. The college's campuses are located in:

  • Carson City
  • Fallon
  • Minden

Apart from these 3 campuses, WNC also has centers in:

  • Fernley
  • Hawthorne
  • Lovelock
  • Smith Valley
  • Yerington

WNC offers a number of associate degrees and certificate programs in areas of study like business and computer technology, communications and fine arts, technology, nursing and allied health, science, mathematics, engineering, social science, education, humanities and public service.

Western Nevada College's athletics teams are known as the Wildcats. They participate in sports like baseball and softball. Its baseball team has won a number of conference and district championships.

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Deaf Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Kindergarten/Preschool Education And Teaching
Engineering, General
American Sign Language (ASL)
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Construction Trades, General
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building Construction Technology
Construction Trades, Other
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
Commercial And Advertising Art
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, Other
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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