Truckee Meadows Community College

7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512-3999
Tel: (775)673-7000
11,106 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 11,106 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Truckee Meadows Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Washoe County, NV.
The nearest community college is Career College of Northern Nevada (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 289 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College Truckee Meadows Community College (NV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 289 staff 38 staff
Truckee Meadows Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 11,106 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,106 students 944 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 37:1
Truckee Meadows Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,823 students 919 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 8,283 students 2,105 students
Truckee Meadows Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Truckee Meadows Community College Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Truckee Meadows Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
6%
8%
Truckee Meadows Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
21%
24%
Truckee Meadows Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
2%
8%
Truckee Meadows Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
63%
47%
Truckee Meadows Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Truckee Meadows Community College More (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Truckee Meadows Community College Non Resident (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
7%
Truckee Meadows Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.55 0.70
Truckee Meadows Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,700 is equal to the state average of $2,700. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,345 is equal to the state average of $9,345. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $2,700
Truckee Meadows Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,345 $9,345
Truckee Meadows Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74% 87%
Truckee Meadows Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 $9,345 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,552 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Nevada is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.