Private 4 Year

Sierra Nevada University

Incline Village, Nevada

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Sierra Nevada University overview
Location Incline Village, Nevada
Online sierranevada.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Sierra Nevada University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Sierra Nevada University, located in Incline Village, Nevada, nestles on the shores of Lake Tahoe, offering a scenic mountain campus environment. Established in 1969, this private liberal arts university emphasizes interdisciplinary education, environmental sustainability, entrepreneurship, and experiential learning. The academic profile of Sierra Nevada University includes an array of undergraduate and graduate programs, with a focus on fine arts, entrepreneurship, humanities, and sustainability studies that align with its picturesque alpine setting. While the university maintains a liberal admissions policy, it is selective, seeking students who align with its educational philosophy and campus ethos. Residential options are available for students wishing to immerse themselves in the campus experience, with a variety of on-campus housing accommodations. Sierra Nevada University, while not widely celebrated for athletic prowess, features competitive teams known as the Eagles in a range of intercollegiate sports.

  482 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 149 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $34,319 plus fees of $1,189.

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Sierra Nevada University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,900
Other Fees$1,189
Room and Board $13,825
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$53,233

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$43,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

37% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Sierra Nevada University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 46%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Biology 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Natural Resources Conservation 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182458 IPEDS survey data for Sierra Nevada University.

Current students may use the Sierra Nevada University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.