Founded in 1969, Sierra Nevada University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Incline Village (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Nevada. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Sierra Nevada University (SNU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Sierra Nevada University (SNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Sierra Nevada University|
|Motto||Wisdom, Responsibility, Freedom
|Colours||Royal blue and white|
|Address||999 Tahoe Boulevard
|Tel||+1 (775) 831 1314|
|Fax||+1 (775) 831 1347|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village 89450-4269
(775) 831 1314
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority graduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Sierra Nevada College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 22,439 physical volumes, 1,135 physical media and 31 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Sierra Nevada University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 200 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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