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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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WNC Has Money to Help You Pay for College!

WNC Has Money to Help You Pay for College!


More than $400,000 is available to individuals attending WNC through the Silver State Opportunity Grant and other programs.

Register for Fall. The Time is Now!


Registration for fall classes is happening now and money is available to pay for college.

Promise Scholarship Will Cover College Cost for Many Students in 2018


Western Nevada College is delighted to announce that it will participate in the state’s new Nevada Promise Scholarship program, so that young Nevadans can attend WNC starting with the fall 2018 semester, free of class fees.

Governor Signs Bill at WNC, Mandating High Schools Offer Dual Credit


Gov. Sandoval signed SB 19 at WNC on Wednesday, May 24. The bill requires all Nevada high schools to provide dual-credit opportunities to their students.

WNC Offers Accelerated Plan for Pre-Nursing Students


Through an accelerated model, Western Nevada College students can complete nursing prerequisites in just two semesters, in preparation for acceptance into the program.

Southwest Gas Donates Arc Welder to WNC


Southwest Gas has donated a Lincoln 300 Classic arc welder to the WNC Foundation that professor Randy Naylor will be able to use in his welding classes.

WNC Debuting Automobile Restoration Class


For the first time, WNC is planning an automotive restoration class this fall: Special Topics in Automotive Mechanics (AUTO 198).

Get Direct Deposit for Student Refunds


WNC students are encouraged to register for direct deposit for a faster, safer way to receive refunds.

CIT Programs Prepare Students for Variety of Tech Jobs


WNC provides many directions for individuals interested in the morphing world of computer technology.

Reach for the Stars Gala on Saturday, Aug. 12


Celebrate under the Sturgeon Moon at the second annual WNC Fundraiser for Academics.