Important Nevada Resource Websites
Nevada University InformationUniversity of Nevada, Reno: One of the nation's top public research universities—yet small enough to connect with professors who guide you to success. For information on undergraduate Majors and Academic programs, visit www.unr.edu/.
*Apply to UNR by February 1st for Presidential Level, Nevada Scholars Level and Pack Pride Level scholarship consideration. Go to the UNR application at https://www.unr.edu/apply.
Interested in studying abroad? Visit usac.edu/ for more information about the program and financial assistance options.
The Upward Bound Programs at the University of Nevada, Reno provide first-generation, income-qualified students with free college preparatory services and support to develop the skills and knowledge essential for successful admission, persistence, and completion of postsecondary education. Visit https://www.unr.edu/upward-bound.
Truckee Meadows Community College: Secure your future by getting started at TMCC. At TMCC, you get quality academic and university transfer programs, occupational training, career skill enhancement workshops and classes just for fun. Apply to TMCC at https://webapps.tmcc.edu/admissionapp/.
New Student Info Days and Nights: TMCC offers you flexible, affordable and accessible options that meet your goals and prepare you to thrive personally and financially. With over 70 degree options to choose from they are ready to offer you the tools and resources you need. Ready to learn more? Join them for one of our upcoming TMCC Info Events.
- First, their TMCC Info Nights are virtual, giving everyone an opportunity to learn about TMCC from the comfort of home or via your cell phone from any location. No registration is required to join a virtual Info Night.
- If you prefer to visit them in person, they have a second option for you. Register for TMCC Info Days and join them in person! A college tour will be included. All students and guests must register for in-person events.
- Visit www.tmcc.edu/recruitment-access-center/info-events for more information.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas:
With more than 350 degrees to choose from, UNLV provides the foundation to set you on your path. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu/.
Western Governors University:
At WGU, you get a respected, accredited degree for about half the cost of other universities. You also get a flexible program where you can complete courses, take tests, and even graduate on your own schedule. For more information, visit www.wgu.edu/.
Western Nevada College: WNC operates three campus locations and several rural instructional centers. With the increased delivery of video and web education, students living in any part of our service area should be able to complete a degree program in their own community. For more information, visit www.wnc.edu/.
College of Southern Nevada: As the largest and most ethnically diverse college in Nevada, they have made it a priority to provide an affordable, collaborative and welcoming environment that allows students of any culture to shine. CSN is a fully accredited institution offering over 160 degrees and certificates in more than 70 academic programs. For more information, visit www.csn.edu/.
Great Basin College: GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area. For more information, visit www.gbcnv.edu/.
Nevada State College: Nevada State College is a dynamic, young institution bursting with growth and the thrill of opportunity. Founded in 2002, their student body has grown to encompass more than 3,500 students representing a broad array of cultural and economic backgrounds, and their 3,000-plus alumni are living and working in every corner of the state and beyond. For more information, visit nsc.edu/.
Roseman University of Health Sciences: Roseman University educates healthcare professionals and advances healthcare education through its innovative educational model; it creates and disseminates new knowledge; it impacts the health, education, and wellness of the communities it serves, and it provides a collaborative and supportive environment that enables its students, faculty, and staff to be successful. For more information, visit www.roseman.edu/.Nevada Online Colleges: Students considering applying to online colleges in Nevada can use this guide to learn the ins and outs of factors including tuition expenses, enrollment, and scholarship opportunities. For more information, visit www.onlinecolleges.net/nevada/.
Nevada Vocational School InformationMost of these school programs result in an associate's degree and cover a wide range of careers.
- Truckee Meadows Community College: Students can choose from various certificates and associate's degree programs. Visit catalog.tmcc.edu/degrees-certificates/.
- Carrington College: Many of the Reno degree or certificate programs focus on health care industry. Visit carrington.edu/location/reno-nevada/.
- Career College of Northern Nevada (CCNN): A private career college offering both diploma and Associate of Occupational Studies Degree programs. Visit www.ccnn.edu/.
- Contractor's Exam Center: Become a Licensed Professional Contractor. Visit contractorsexam.com/.
- Milan Institute: Offering certificates in massage, dental assistant and medical assistant. Visit milaninstitute.edu/milan-institute/reno-sparks-nevada-campus/.
- Nevada Technology Academy: Focuses on computer certifications. Visit www.nvtechacademy.com/.
- Nevada Desert Truck Driving School: Training in driving commercial delivery trucks. Visit www.nevadadeserttruckdrivingschool.com/.
- Paul Mitchell School: Offers two training programs,-cosmetology and nail technician certificates. Visit paulmitchell.edu/reno.
- Redken International Academy of Style: Many programs in cosmetology. Visit internationalacademyofstyle.com/.
WUE: Western Undergraduate Exchange.
The goal is to provide affordable options for students wanting to attend college out of their home state. WUE (pronounced “woo-wee”) is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, and it is coordinated by WICHE. WUE is a regional tuition-reciprocity agreement that enables students from WICHE states to enroll in more than 150 participating two- and four-year public institutions at 150 percent of the enrolling institution’s resident tuition. WUE is the largest program of its kind in the nation, and has been in operation since 1987! WUE is not a short term exchange—it is meant to be used for a full degree.
To see a full list of participating Colleges please see below:
College and Career Preparation:
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ Resource to help plan for college
https://gotocollege.nevada.edu/ Resource to help plan for college
http://buildnv.org/ Resource to find construction jobs in Nevada
https://wcsd.nv.headed2.com Explore over 900 occupations, while you explore, plan and prepare for a career you'll love.
https://www.collegegreenlight.com/ Search for Colleges and Scholarships
https://www.collegeboard.org/ College Board Website (SAT, Quick Start, PSAT/NMSQT)
http://www.actstudent.org/ ACT Website
http://www.nevadatreasurer.gov/GGMS/GGMS_Home/ Nevada Millennium Scholarship Website
https://www.commonapp.org/ Application process to submit to multiple Institutions
https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/college-writing-guide/ Writing Guide to assist with College Applications. Tips and advice on essays, papers and college applications.
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