Online Degree Program

The flexibility of an online program – get your degree while you work and where you live.

The quality education and individualized experience that only a regionally accredited, not-for-profit, liberal arts college can provide.

Full 4-year degree or transfer to SNU to complete your degree.

One of the best values in higher education.

100% Online Majors

See the GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS > page for specific major course requirements. Course descriptions are in the COURSE CATALOG. Online majors are designated “ODP”.

SNU’s online degree program operates on a three semester system: fall, spring, and summer. There are three 6-week modules in the fall and spring semesters and two 6-week modules during the summer semester. Since online courses are compressed into 6-week modules most students take 1 – 2 courses per module to maintain full time status, but this can be adapted for your individual needs.

How to Apply

you have not taken any college classes since receiving your high school diploma (or equivalency).

you have taken any courses since graduating from high school at any institution of higher education (community college, 4 year college, or university).

Choose Option 6 Online UG Degree Completion at the beginning of the SNU Online Application to apply to the Online Degree Program.

SNU Tahoe’s ODP programs are structured to maximize your potential transferrable credits. To have your transfer credits evaluated, email copies of your transcripts from every prior institution to for an estimate.

Online Degree Core Curriculum Requirements

  1. Students entering with a completed A.A. or any bachelors’ degree may complete their core curriculum requirements by taking Ethics (PHIL 400) and the Nevada Constitution requirement; the latter may be transferred from any Nevada college.
  2. Students entering without an A.A. degree must fulfill the following requirements through any combination of transfer credits and SNU courses:
    • English Composition (6)
    • College Math (3)
    • Breadth (9): one three-credit course in each of Natural Sciences; Social Science and Business; and Humanities and Arts
    • Ethics (3)
    • United States and Nevada Constitution (1)

Cost of Attendance

Tuition & Fees

2019 – 2020
Tuition Per Credit
Reno & Las Vegas Teacher Education $225
100% Online $382
Universal Fee (per semester) $160
(100% Online students are not eligible for merit scholarships because of the already reduced cost of tuition.)

Financial Aid

SNU Tahoe’s Online Degree Program is federal financial aid eligible. Students must file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) each year to apply for financial aid.

Pay Your Bill

All charges are due, in full, on the first day that each module starts.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement

If your employer offers a tuition reimbursement program, you may contact Student Accounts to make arrangements to defer payments.

Ask A Question

We will help you plan your transferable credits, timeline to graduate, tuition costs, and financial aid, so you can make an informed, unpressured decision about whether SNU’s online program is the right fit for you before enrolling.

Undergraduate Online Admissions


Request Info

Email address for digital documents:

Mailing address for official transcript(s) and other documents:
Online Admissions Office | TCES 2nd floor | Sierra Nevada University | 999 Tahoe Boulevard | Incline Village, NV 89451-9500

College Board (SAT) CEEB Code: 4757
ACT Code: 2497