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Western Nebraska Community College

Western Nebraska Community College, also known as WNCC, was established in 1926, and is a community college located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The campus of the college is spread across an area of 42, 000 square feet. WNCC has two branches in Sidney and Alliance Nebraska. It was initially established as an extension to University of Nebraska and was called the Scottsbluff Junior College. It changed to its present name in the year 1991. The college offers a number of academic degrees. In addition, WNCC also offers programs in Adult basic Education, Occupational Study, Business and Individual Training.

WNCC's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They participate in sports including basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, and soccer. They are nicknamed as the Cougars. The cougars participate in National Junior College Athletic Association.

Profile of Western Nebraska Community College

Western Nebraska Community College is located in a self-contained town, in Scottsbluff, NE. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Western Nebraska Community College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students.

Western Nebraska Community College Selectivity

Western Nebraska Community College maintains an open-admission policy.


Students at the school benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 2, 233 students (1, 370 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Western Nebraska Community College has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Western Nebraska Community College does offer meal plans to students. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

Western Nebraska Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts43liberal arts and sciences, library assistant, English, Spanish language, sociology, German language, history, anthropology, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine30licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Business and Management25business management, accounting, business
Mechanics and Repair22aircraft maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Medical administration18medical records tech
Education and Teaching14elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching
Construction Trades11power transmission
Beauty and Cosmetology11cosmetology
Family and Social Work11family and consumer science, social work, food and nutrition
Therapy and Counselling9psychology, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology8radiation therapist, dental hygienist, pre-pharmacy
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Science5biology, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement3criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician3electronics tech
Art Studies2art studies
office and Administration2administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1athletic trainer
Medicine1pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Production Trades0welding

Contact: Western Nebraska Community College

Western Nebraska Community College

1601 E 27th St

Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899

General Phone: (308) 635-3606

http://www.wncc. net

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