Truckee Meadows Community College

7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
Tel: (775)673-7000
11,683 students
Public institution
Truckee Meadows Community College provides access for lifelong learning opportunities to improve the quality of life for our diverse community. TMCC creates a supportive, intellectually and culturally dynamic environment.
School Highlights:
Truckee Meadows Community College serves 11,683 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Truckee Meadows Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Washoe County County, NV.
The nearest community college is Career College of Northern Nevada (4.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 284 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Truckee Meadows Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 284 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,683 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,683 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
3,245 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 8,438 students
1,024 students
Truckee Meadows Community College sch enrollment Truckee Meadows Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
62%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Truckee Meadows Community College sch ethnicity Truckee Meadows Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.49 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,700 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,345 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $5,940
Truckee Meadows Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,345 $10,047
Truckee Meadows Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1969, the community college system was established by the Nevada State Legislature. In 1971, Governor Mike O'Callaghan dedicated Western Nevada Community College as one of three community colleges in the Community College Division of the Nevada System of Higher Education. In 1979, the Board of Regents split Western Nevada Community College and established Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC). TMCC became the fourth community college within the Nevada System of Higher Education. Truckee Meadows Community College is continually growing and finding new ways to prepare students for the real world. Offering academic and university transfer, occupational training, career enhancement workshops and classes just for fun, TMCC is the fastest growing college in northern Nevada. TMCC serves over 12,000 students with programs leading to associate degrees and certificates in more than 40 academic and occupational areas. TMCC's Dandini Campus houses the administrative functions of the college as well as a wide variety of academic and occupational programs. Students have access to a wide variety of student services on the main campus, including the Elizabeth Sturm Library, open computer laboratories, career and job placement advisement, drop-in child care, academic assistance from The SOURCE and Writing Center, cultural awareness workshops and special events.

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Did You Know?
For Nevada public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,700 per year for in-state students and $9,413 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,128 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Nevada community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Nevada is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.