Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV 89512
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Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) is located in Reno, Nevada. This two-year public community college was established in 1971 and it serves around 12,000 students currently. TMCC is well known as a school that provides students in the area with many educational options. Students can earn associate degrees or attend several certificate programs. The school has even received approval to offer a few bachelor degrees in specific areas of study. Graduates of TMCC will have many options to continue their educational pursuits by transferring their credits to a four-year university. The school has many transfer partners.

The TMCC nursing program will give students the opportunity to pursue an associate degree in nursing. This renowned ADN program is fulltime and fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students10,720
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 50
Certificate 43 224
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
06/01/1980 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1991 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$95/credit
In State Students$95/credit
Out of State Students$200/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,275 $4,275 $9,000
ADN 70 $6,650 $6,650 $14,000
BSN 125 $11,875 $11,875 $25,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Truckee Meadows Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $3,888
Other Federal Grant 6% $898
State Grant & Scholarships 51% $1,775
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 22% $1,696
Federal Student Loans 5% $4,107
Private Loans -- $3,300


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,518
$30,001 to $48,000$5,575
$48,001 to $75,000$7,046
$75,001 to $110,000$11,440
Over $110,000$12,088

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nevada state board of nursing.
Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512

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