N/A

Acceptance Rate

$6,175

Avg.Financial Aid

002560

FAFSA Code

About Western Nebraska Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,825

Website

www.wncc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Sidney, NE, Western Nebraska Community College is a public university. The foundation of Western Nebraska Community College was laid down in the year 1926. The motto of the Western Nebraska Community College is The Place to Be and its official colors are blue and gold. Taking into account all the courses offered at Western Nebraska Community College, the total enrolment stands at 1,722. The school has an academic staff of 132 who teach various courses to the students. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 64% of the students who are females and 36% are males at Western Nebraska Community College. At WNCC, around 76% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Bobby Jackson, Night Train Lane, Sedric Toney, and Francisco Cruz in its 94 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At WNCC, 148 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), and HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1601 East 27th Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3086353606
Fax: 3086356100
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Western Nebraska Community College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899. They can also call them at (308) 635-3606.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$5,610

Average Annual Cost

$2,400

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$420

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,766

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,402

Total One Year Cost

$14,488

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WNCC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $14,610 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

54%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

27%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

43 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

29 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

24 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

18 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

18 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

16 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

15 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

7 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

7 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

5 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

4 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

3 Graduates

Biology, General

2 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

2 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Plant Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,825

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

42%

Part-time

58%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

3% Unknown

2% Black

22% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

30%

Out Of State

63%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$45,958 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by WNCC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $6,912 per year for living on campus. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at WNCC. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. The number of female and male students at the college are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$29,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$5,500

$13,489

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$57 - 140

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,175

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,361

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$983

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,376

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,099

$30K - $48K

$7,370

$48K - $75K

$3,949

$75K - $110K

$1,875

> $110K

$2,824

The financial aid department of Western Nebraska Community College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,392, whereas the financial aid is $3,228. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $800, while the institutional aid is $3,228.

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