Truckee Meadows Community College

  • 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 to Truckee Meadows Community College is Career College of Northern Nevada (4.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Truckee Meadows Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 289 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Truckee Meadows Community College(NV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty289 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Truckee Meadows Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Truckee Meadows Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,106 students3,024 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio38:137:1
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# Full-Time Students2,823 students919 students
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# Part-Time Students8,283 students2,105 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
6%
8%
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% Hispanic
21%
24%
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% Black
2%
8%
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% White
63%
47%
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% Hawaiian
-
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.550.70
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College Completion Rate
28%
54%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,100$30,300
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,345$9,345
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,591$11,591
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Truckee Meadows Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NV by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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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