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Check out these Checklist for Success lists to guide you through the process of enrolling
at Western. Planning to transfer to a university?
Interested in a certificate or associate degree? Use this degree-seeking checklist.
Taking classes for a career upgrade, workforce development or personal interest?
Use this non-degree seeking checklist.
- Apply for Admission
Applying for admission is the first step to attending WNC. WNC's open admission process allows anyone to be accepted to the college.
FOR DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS: Under Education Goal/Objective, select "I will be attending WNC to enroll in credit classes and plan on seeking a degree or 30 credit certificate of achievement."
FOR NON DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS: Under Education Goal/Objective, select "I will be attending WNC to enroll in credit classes for a career upgrade, industry skills certification, personal interest or other reason and do not plan on seeking a degree or 30 credit certificate."
- Apply for Scholarships
The Western Nevada College Foundation and Financial Assistance Office are pleased to announce the opening of the Regular Scholarship Application Cycle. Current and Prospective students are encouraged to apply during this cycle to receive priority consideration for scholarships.
- Placement Options (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
Testing assesses your current skills in reading, writing and math. There are several ways to complete or meet placement criteria.
- Apply for Financial Aid (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
There are more financial aid and scholarship opportunities available than ever before to make college possible for you. Completing the FAFSA is the first step in learning what money may be available to you.