Financial Assistance

The Financial Assistance Office strives to promote the educational success of the WNC community by providing professional service and resources, and by reducing financial barriers.

Application Process

WNC's financial aid application process is easy:

  • First, declare a degree with Admissions and Records.
  • Then, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Click on the graphic below to be taken to the FAFSA website to apply.
  • It's that easy! Our federal code for completing the FAFSA is 013896.
Click here to be taken to the FAFSA website to apply for financial assistance.

Visit the FAFSA website to apply for financial assistance.

*Note* All financial aid documents must be received no later than July 1st for financial aid to be processed by the payment deadline for Fall 2015. Students submitting documents after this date will be expected to pay their own fees.
Students receiving loans only AND have a 30 delay will need to set up a payment plan with the Business Office.

*Note* December 3rd is the last day to complete all financial aid application, checklist items, loan forms, and to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards, in order to receive aid in time for Spring 2016 fees to be paid by class cancellation deadlines. If checklist items are not complete and Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards are not met by this date, students must plan to pay for Spring 2016 fees on their own and in accordance with fee deadlines.

*Note* Financial Aid funds do not pay for the excess credit fee. For more information on the excess credit fee, please click here.

Receiving your Financial Aid/Scholarships

Information on when and how you will receive your financial aid or scholarship can be found on the Receiving Financial Aid/Scholarships page.

The 2015/2016 WNC Scholarship Application period is now closed.

WNC Scholarship Application

The application period for 2016/2017 is now closed. The deadline to apply for WNC Scholarships was March 5th, 2016.

For more information about WNC Foundation scholarships, visit the Scholarships: WNC Foundation page.

For additional information, please contact:
Financial Assistance
Western Nevada College
Bristlecone Building 102
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3264
Fax: 775-445-3058

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