Admissions Information

Application fee is $50 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.sierranevada.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.sierranevada.edu/index.php?id=45
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 63.61% and the yield is 11.17%. 341 men and 489 women applied to SNC and 229 men and 299 women students were accepted. Among them, 35 men and 24 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants830341489
Admitted528229299
Enrolled593524
Acceptance Rate 63.61%67.16%61.15%
Yield 11.17%15.28%8.03%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 30 students (54% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 14 students (25%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 580 and the 25th percentile is 460. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 470 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 22 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460580
SAT Math470570
ACT Composite1822
ACT Math1619
ACT English1522
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Sierra Nevada College are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,075, ACT: 62 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Sierra Nevada College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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SNC Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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