How To Apply

Sierra Nevada College is looking for future student leaders. We use a holistic approach to identify students with integrity, high academic standards, and serious educational and personal goals. True to SNC Tahoe’s commitment to individualized education, each college application receives a confidential and in-depth review.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, although we strongly recommend that you complete your application as early as possible.

You will usually receive an admission decision within two weeks after your application file is complete.

How to Submit Your College Application

Three ways to submit your application – and no fee to apply.

Option 1
The SNC Undergraduate Application >
  • Who is eligible? All undergraduate applicants: Freshman, Transfer Students, International Students, Online Students

You do not have to complete your application in one sitting – you can save it partially completed, then log back in to your user account to finish it later. Don’t forget to write down your Login ID and PIN! Use any Start Your Application link to log back in.
If you are submitting a personal statement, you can enter it directly into the application.

Start Your Application

Option 2
the Common Application >
  • Who is eligible? Freshman & Transfer Students

If you have already filled out the Common Application, add Sierra Nevada College to your “My Colleges” list.

Option 3
SNC Paper Application >
  • Who is eligible? All undergraduate applicants: Freshman, Transfer Students, International Students, Online Students

Can’t apply online? Download our paper application.

Then finish your application file . . .

Send Your Supporting Documents

Your application cannot be considered until we receive all transcripts and other required documents that are separate from the application form.
Requirements and Information for:


Ask A Question

Undergraduate Admissions
admissions@sierranevada.edu
866-412-4636
fax: 775-831-6223

Request Info

Email address for digital documents: admissions@sierranevada.edu.

Mailing address for official transcript(s) and other documents:
Admissions Office | Sierra Nevada College | 999 Tahoe Boulevard | Incline Village, NV 89451-9500
Fax: 775.831.6223

College Board CEEB Code for SNC: 4757


Reserve Your Place at SNC Tahoe

Accepted students who have decided to attend Sierra Nevada College should send their non-refundable $150 confirmation deposit by June 1 for the Fall term. Students who deposit after June 1 will be subject to space limitations.


Special Circumstances

Transfer Credits for Freshman Applicants

Freshman applicants who have taken college courses while in high school, AP courses, the IB (International Baccalaureate) Exam, military school courses, or CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Exams may be eligible for transfer credits. Details on the Freshman Applicants page, or contact the Registrar’s Office at 775-831-1314, ext 7580 for specific information.

Non-Standard High School Record

Students who were home schooled in high school, have a G.E.D. (General Education Degree) or a high school GPA below SNC Tahoe standards are all eligible to apply. Details on the Freshman Applicants page.

Re-Admission

Students who have withdrawn for over a year or been dismissed from the College must re-apply for admission. Candidates should file the application as early as possible. If the student has attended classes at another college or university in the interim, official transcripts must be sent from each institution attended.


Falsification of Admission Documents

Any student who enters the College using false information, or by omitting required information, is subject to penalty, including immediate dismissal without refund of tuition.

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