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:
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Truckee Meadows Community College serves 11,683 students (27.78% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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Truckee Meadows Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Washoe County, NV.
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The nearest community college is Career College of Northern Nevada (4.59 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 Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 284 staff
61 staff
Truckee Meadows Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 11,683 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,683 students 1,294 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,245 students
822 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,438 students
1,025 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Truckee Meadows Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Truckee Meadows Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
5%
2%
Truckee Meadows Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Truckee Meadows Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Truckee Meadows Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
62%
57%
Truckee Meadows Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Truckee Meadows Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Truckee Meadows Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Truckee Meadows Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Truckee Meadows Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,700 is less than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $5,694
Truckee Meadows Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,345 $10,252
Truckee Meadows Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $4,532 per year for in-state students and $9,902 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,946 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Nevada is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.