Western Nevada College

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Western Nevada College
Western Nevada College logo.png
Former name
Western Nevada Community College (1971–2007)
TypePublic college
Established1971; 50 years ago (1971)
Parent institution
Nevada System of Higher Education
Academic affiliations
PresidentVincent R. Solis
Carson City (Main campus), Fallon, and Minden
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United States
ColorsBlue and Yellow

Coordinates: 39°11′11″N 119°47′28″W / 39.186272°N 119.791020°W / 39.186272; -119.791020 Western Nevada College (WNC) is a public college with its main campus in Carson City, Nevada and additional campuses in Fallon and Minden. There are also WNC instruction centers in Dayton, Fernley, Hawthorne, Lake Tahoe, Lovelock, Smith Valley and Yerington, as well as degree programs in five correctional institutions. The college offers a number of different associate degrees, certificate programs and a bachelor of technology degree.

Prior to July 2007, WNC was known as Western Nevada Community College. The name change was approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in recognition of WNC's ability to grant niche four-year degrees. It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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