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Study environmental science in Lake Tahoe. Join the Business Plan competition. Work with published authors. Do your own original research. Make art in spacious open studios.
Live surrounded by the beauty of the Lake Tahoe basin and the Sierra Nevada range.

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Students Ikela Lewis and Sarah Fricke present their research on perception to Professor Christina Frederick at the 2018 Sierra Nevada College Psychology Fair
2018 Undergraduate Psychology Research

Every psychology major at SNC conducts an original research project, from background studies through experimental design, testing, and statistical analysis.

The winners of the 2018 President's Cup Business Plan Competition at Sierra Nevada College and their faculty mentors
2018 President’s Cup Winners

The quality of the business plans submitted was so high that the panel of judges awarded prizes to all four competing teams.

Giulianna Crivello, Sierra Nevada College 2018 Valedictorian
Class of 2018 Valedictorian Giulianna Crivello

Crivello, an entrepreneurship and finance/economics major, found close friendships, amazing mentors, a lot of hard work, plentiful adventures, and limitless opportunities at SNC.

composer Jan Stevens at his piano
Commencement Speaker Jan Stevens ’77

SNC alum and eclectic composer Jan Stevens has scored hundreds of television episodes, indie feature films, documentaries, commercials, and producing projects.


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