Tuition & Fees
Tuition and Estimated Expenses
The following is an approximate nine-month, academic year cost projection for a full-time undergraduate, residential student.
2016 – 2017 Cost of Attendance
|Room & Board||$12,332|
|SGA Student Body Fee||$336|
|Outdoor Adventure Fee||$168|
|Total Direct Costs to SNC||$43,482|
|Estimated Additional Costs|
|Books & Supplies||$1,600|
|Total Estimated Costs||$3,600|
Student Government Association Fee | All full-time and part-time undergraduate students pay a Sierra Nevada College Student Government Association fee of $336.
Outdoor Adventure Fee | $168
Technology Fee | $325
Lab Fees | Certain courses require a lab fee as indicated in the Schedule of Classes.
Returned Check Fee | $25. The College will accept only cash or certified funds after the second returned check.
Non-Credit Rate | $490/credit. The non-credit tuition rate is not available for private instruction, independent study classes, or certain other classes.
All full-time students are required to carry a medical insurance policy covering expenses which could be incurred in the event of accident or illness. The college offers an economical policy for students who need coverage, details are available on the Student Health Insurance page. The cost per academic year is approximately $1744.
Students who can provide evidence of coverage at the time of registration must also complete a Student Health Insurance Waiver. Students that provide proof of insurance and a completed waiver will not be required to obtain insurance through the college.
Tuition includes enrollment in 12 – 19 credits per semester and an Incline Village General Improvement District Recreation Pass. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior students who elect to carry more than 19 credits must have a 3.25 GPA or must receive approval from the Dean of Faculty. If the student is a freshman and wishes to carry more than 19 credits, approval by the Dean of Faculty is required. Students enrolling in fewer than 12 credits (full-time) are charged the rate of $1,234* per credit. The tuition rates for subsequent academic years are published upon approval of the Board of Trustees.
*Tuition cost is for the 2015 – 2016 academic year