Truckee Meadows Community College

Established in 1971, Truckee Meadows Community College is located in Reno, Nevada, the beautiful American West, overlooking the Sierra Nevada Mountains. TMCC is a two-year institution serving over 15,000 students. TMCC offers more than 160 degree programs with Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Transfer degrees as well as Associate of General Studies and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

About Truckee Meadows Community College

Established in 1971, Truckee Meadows Community College is located in Reno, Nevada, the beautiful American West, overlooking the Sierra Nevada Mountains. TMCC is a two-year institution serving over 15,000 students. TMCC offers more than 160 degree programs with Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Transfer degrees as well as Associate of General Studies and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

Truckee Meadows Community College is an affordable alternative to the university and many students choose to begin their academic program at TMCC before transferring to University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) or the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). TMCC International Student Services has developed transfer agreements with a variety of four-year institutions across the United States. TMCC is continuously developing partnerships with universities across the United States - you can start at TMCC and go anywhere.

Truckee Meadows Community College promotes student success, academic excellence and access to lifelong learning by delivering high-quality education and services to our diverse communities. International Student Services works with each student one-on-one to ensure achievement of academic and personal goals.

Why Study at Truckee Meadows Community College?

  • Affordable tuition
  • University Transfer agreements with University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Small class size, average 20 students
  • No minimum GPA requirement
  • Regionally accredited institution
  • Individualized academic advising each semester
  • Individualized attention from instructors, counselors and staff
  • Free e-mail accounts and Internet access
  • Free tutoring and writing assistance
  • Student activities and clubs

Why Come to Reno, Nevada?

  • Affordable education, half the cost of most universities
  • Affordable public transportation
  • Small city with a population of 260,000 with a safe environment
  • Over 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Located four hours from San Francisco, California
  • Located 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe
  • World-class skiing and snowboarding
  • Hiking, boating and camping
  • Over 15 golf courses in the local area
  • Annual events like classic car shows, air races, hot air balloon races, food festivals, and arts and culture festivals that attract people from around the globe

Major Areas of Study

  • Architecture Design
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biology
  • Business (Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Logistics, Management, Marketing)
  • Computer Networking, Programming, Web Development
  • Construction Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Fire Science Technology
  • Graphic Communications
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic
  • Psychology
  • And many others…

Admission to Truckee Meadows Community College

TMCC admits students each fall semester and spring semester terms. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis prior to each semester. The following are TMCC’s admission requirements.

  • High school transcripts
  • Proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL score of at least 61 (iBT) or 500 (PBT), Duolingo with a score of 90, IELTS overall 6 or higher, or other acceptable test, or completion of the equivalent at a U.S. college or university (more options available)
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Application available at: internationalapply.tmcc.edu

Estimated average cost for one academic year

Tuition and fees: $11,000
Living and personal expenses: $9,700
Other (books & health insurance): $2,300
TOTAL (estimated): $23,000

 

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Tuition

$5,000—$10,000 Semester

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Public

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Top Programs

Computer Science, Engineering, University Transfer

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Type of School

2yr/Community College



  • School Size

    Medium
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    No
  • Setting

    City
  • Accreditation and Certification

    NWCCU
  • Type of Housing

    Homestay, Apartment
  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6+, TOEFL: 61+, iTEP: 3.7, Duolingo: 90+

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