What is Jump Start College?

Jump Start College is a partnership between Western Nevada College and ten western Nevada high schools. It offers high-achieving junior and senior students the opportunity to earn up to 48 college credits prior to their high school graduation.

Eligibility Requirements

Students who have passed Algebra II with a B grade or better may be considered. They will complete the college Accuplacer essay test and those who test into English 101 will be eligible to apply for the "Jump Start College" program.

Program Expectations

Jump Start students will complete their degree requirements for English and mathematics, as well as several other area, depending on the participating high school. Check with your high school counselor for the list of classes offered.

Participating High Schools

Click on your school's logo to fill out the Jump Start application

Carson High School Logo Churchill County High School Logo
Dayton High School Logo Douglas High School Logo
Fernley High School Logo Silver Stage High School Logo
SmithValley High School Logo Virginia City High School Logo
Yerington High School Logo
For additional information, please contact:
Jump Start College Program
Western Nevada College
Bristlecone Building 100
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3344
E-mail: Lupe.Ramirez@wnc.edu


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