Your Sierra Nevada College

How do I get to the Sierra Nevada college campus?

Maps and directions to SNC from Reno, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Southern California are available here.

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What is Sierra Nevada College’s U.S. News and World Report ranking?

SNC is ranked among the Top 20 Colleges in the West. U.S. News & World Report ranks Sierra Nevada College among the Top 20 Comprehensive Western Colleges!

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Does Sierra Nevada College appear in any other rankings?

Sierra Nevada College was named one of the Top 100 U.S. Colleges and Universities for Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur magazine’s evaluation of entrepreneurship programs listed SNC in the first tier of the top 50 regionally recognized academic programs in the nation.

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Can I apply online?

Yes. Online applications can be found here.

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What must I submit in order to complete my application?

High School Students:

  • Completed Application
  • Essay
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • School Report or a Letter of Recommendation

Transfer Students:

  • Completed Application
  • Essay
  • Copies of ALL Official College Transcripts
  • Please note: if a transfer applicant has earned less than 15 units at the college level, they must submit a copy of their official high school transcript.

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How can I contact the SNC Admission office?

Feel free to contact the admission office via email at admission@sierranevada.edu or toll free at 1-866-412-4636.

Mailing Address:
Sierra Nevada College
Admission Office
999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV 89451-9500

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Does Sierra Nevada College have a Master’s program?

Sierra Nevada College offers a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Program with a Teacher Certification component.

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What is the average class size at Sierra Nevada College?

Average Class Size | 15
Student/Faculty ratio | 10-1

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How do I schedule a campus tour?

To schedule a campus tour, please contact the Admission Office at (775) 831-1314 or via email at admission@sierranevada.edu.

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What is the cost of  undergraduate tuition?

The current cost of tuition can be found here.

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Does Sierra Nevada College have residence halls?

Students are housed in either Campbell-Friedman Hall or Prim-Shultz Hall, located on the Sierra Nevada College campus. All rooms are double-occupancy, each with a private bathroom. Available to all students on site are a laundry facility, student lounges, and a game room.

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Are students required to live in the residence halls?

Sierra Nevada College requires that full time freshman and sophomore students must live in the residence halls unless they have earned 60 or more semester college credits.

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Who is Sierra Nevada College accredited by?

Sierra Nevada College is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and licensed by the Nevada Commission on Post-Secondary Education.

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What outdoor activities does Sierra Nevada College and Lake Tahoe provide?

Sierra Nevada College has one of the best environments for outdoor and winter pursuits in the country. The campus is near some of the biggest ski resorts in North America with an average of 30 feet of snow per year. SNC students have the unique opportunity to take advantage of amazing skiing and riding conditions, or students can also pursue other outdoor endeavors such as backpacking, rock climbing, mountain biking, wakeboarding, and river rafting.

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