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Western Nebraska Community College is a public institution located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The surrounding location of Scottsbluff is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

55 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Western Nebraska Community College?

Location of Western Nebraska Community College

Contact details for WNCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1601 East 27Th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899
Phone: 308-635-3606

How Do I Get Into WNCC?

You can apply to WNCC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Western Nebraska Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Western Nebraska Community College?

19% Take Out Loans
14.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At WNCC, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $4,365 a year. That adds up to $17,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WNCC is 14.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Western Nebraska Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

740 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,722 undergraduate students at WNCC, with 740 being full-time and 982 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  WNCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 740 full-time undergraduates at WNCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  WNCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Western Nebraska Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of WNCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 178
White 423
International Students 65
Other Races/Ethnicities 30

Over 36 countries are represented at WNCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Brazil, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Western Nebraska Community College

172 Took All Classes Online
786 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 786 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at WNCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of WNCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Western Nebraska Community College was -1.0%. This is the #1,578 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WNCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Western Nebraska Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 30 30
Registered Nursing 25 0 25
TOTAL 25 30 55


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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