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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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How to Know if Campuses are Closed for Weather or Emergency

Campus closure notices will be posted on the college home page, and notices will be provided to all major TV and radio stations, as well as local newspapers for online publication.

WNC Launches Manufacturing Training Lab at Silver Stage High

Western Nevada College’s new manufacturing training hub in Silver Springs is delivering just what the local economy needs: technical education […]

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 chat […]

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, […]

WNC Works to Become Tobacco-Free

Students are now able to breathe easier on Western Nevada College campuses. Responding to a policy promoting a healthier working and […]

WNC Rodeo Club Starts Season with a Bang

After two competitions, WNC’s rodeo team positioned several individuals among the region’s top 5 rankings and is poised to become serious contenders for a regional team title.

Adventurous Reno Artist’s Exhibit Sails into WNC

Wes Lee’s inspiration for an art project may be quite different from that of most painters. The Reno artist’s new […]

WNMTC to Present ‘The Little Mermaid’ in November

Magic is bursting from Under the Sea as the acclaimed Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company puts the final glittering touches […]

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 […]

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