Address: 2201 W College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89703, United States
Western Nevada College was established in 1971. This college is a public college serving northwest Nevada. The president of this college is Chet Burton. It is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities. The main campus is located in Carson City, Nevada, with other campuses in the cities of Fallon and Minden. This college also offers a number of different associate’s degrees, certificate programs, and a bachelor of technology degree.
There are Western Nevada College instruction centers in Dayton, Hawthorne, Fernley, Lake Tahoe, Lovelock, Smith Valley, and Yerington as well as degree programs in five correctional institutions. Baseball and Softball are the favorite sports in this college. The mascot of this college is Wildcats and the colors are blue and yellow.
This college was known as Western Community College in prior to 2007. The name was changed by the approval of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in recognition of WNC’s ability to grant niche four-year degrees.