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Join a close-knit community of unique students and inspiring faculty learning and exploring together.
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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Rebecca Makkai's novel "The Great Believers" was named to the NY Times 10 Best Books of 2018
Writers in the Woods Authors Make News

Rebecca Makkai's new novel, The Great Believers, was just named to the NY Times 10 Best Books of 2018.

US alpine skier Lila Lapanja running gates as the sun goes behind the hill
Meet Lila Lapanja – U.S. Alpine ski racer, SNC student

Lila enrolled at SNC Tahoe to get her college education while she continues her racing career.

Cover image for Gayle Brandeis The Art of Misdiagnosis, Surviving my Mother's Suicide
Gayle Brandeis on Grief, Catharsis, and Healing

Gayle on her experience with writing about personal trauma as both catharsis and art.

Adult learners like these four can get college credit for their life experience through Prior Learning Assessment
Prior Learning Assessment and Your College Degree

Get credit for being you! Sierra Nevada College's Prior Learning Assessment course gives you college credit for your life experience.


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