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At Western Nevada College, we're here to help you meet your academic goals in a friendly, supportive campus environment. Western students enjoy strong academic programs, smaller classes, and knowledgeable professors who really care about them.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or a returning adult student, and whether you want to prepare for a career, or move up in your current job, you'll find a path to success at Western.

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Since 1971, Western Nevada College has helped students prepare for careers, earn a college degree, and get started on the road to success. WNC offers high quality and affordable college education, in a caring environment that respects the individual. Many Western grads become leaders in their communities and excel in their professions. Western reaches out to everyone with multiple campuses, learning centers and online classes.

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Letterpress Art Featured at Fallon Gallery


For centuries, letterpress was the primary means to disseminate information. Today, the traditional way of printing has become a form […]

WNC Ranks in Top 20 Percent of National Poll


A new national survey of community colleges shows Western Nevada College is performing among the best in helping students reach […]

WNC Offers Scholarships to NDOC Inmates


Education has redirected many veterans after they transition from military service to civilian life. Now, a group of philanthropic veterans […]

WNC Moving Toward Tobacco-Free Campuses


WNC is eliminating exposure to second-hand smoke and confining the use of nicotine and vapor products to designated outdoor areas on its three campuses.

Offices Launch Online Appointment Booking


Students who need to speak to a Financial Assistance or Latino Outreach representative by phone are encouraged to schedule a phone appointment online.

Apply for Financial Aid, Scholarships Early


FAFSA Starts Earlier: Begin Filing Saturday, Oct. 1 Students can submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid three months […]

Campagni Challenge: Help WNC Students Succeed


The Campagni Auto Group is funding a series of new scholarships for local students who attend Western Nevada College, and […]

Deaf Studies Professor Teaches Hillary Clinton to Sign ‘Vote’


  A stranger teaching Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton to sign made Secret Service agents a bit uneasy toward a […]

WNC Re-establishing Nursing Program in Fallon


  A strong desire at Western Nevada College to restore nursing classes at the Fallon campus is coming to fruition, […]

NEW! Live Chat on WNC Website


  Current and prospective WNC students have a new way to get information about the college. WNC now offers online […]

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