Sierra Nevada College (SNC) was founded in 1969 as a private, liberal arts university. It is located in Incline Village, Nevada, and is known for its programs in entrepreneurship, environmental science, computer science, entertainment technology, English, ski business & resort management, and teacher education. The school also boasts athletic prowess in skiing and snowboarding. The Eagles were the 2008 United States Collegiate Skiing and Snowboarding national champions in men's snowboarding and women's skiing.
Departments of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Business, and Science and Technology offer fourteen majors.
The teacher education program leads to Master of Arts (M.A.T.) degree as well as to initial teacher licensure in Nevada.
Sierra Nevada College has an Online Adult Degree Completion Program aimed at students that are looking to complete their degrees online.
Sierra Nevada College also hosts Summer Visiting Artist Workshops which feature well-known artists and attract students from all parts of the United States, Europe, and the Far East.
In 2012 artist David Horvitz was the guest artist of the year.
Scholarships for Students in Nevada
|Trustee Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||$11,000||Varies|
|Presidential Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||$6,000||Varies|
|Academic Excellence Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||$4,500||Varies|
|Native American Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||Varies||Varies|
|Ski Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||Varies||Varies|
|Snowboard Scholarship - Sierra Nevada College||Varies||Varies|
Schools Near Sierra Nevada College
|Western Nevada College||9.0mi|
|Carson City Beauty Academy||10.1mi|
|University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus||16.1mi|
|Marinello Schools of Beauty-Reno||19.2mi|
|International Academy of Style||19.4mi|
|Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno||20.5mi|
|University of Nevada-Reno||22.1mi|
|Lake Tahoe Community College||22.1mi|
|Truckee Meadows Community College||23.8mi|
|Feather River Community College District||73.6mi|
|Folsom Lake College||75.5mi|