Sierra Nevada College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to SNC. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to SNC.

What are your chances at SNC?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SNC or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At SNC, 43.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Sierra Nevada College, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for SNC?

    SNC requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Recommended of All
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Recommended of Some

    In addition to the above requirements, SNC also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    SNC requires a minimum of 15 credits.

    What are Sierra Nevada College’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down SNC transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Sierra Nevada College transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to SNC on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Sierra Nevada College’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, SNC received 258 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 175 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for SNC is 67.83%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into SNC. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at SNC?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    Additionally, of the 175 accepted transfer students, 75 students enrolled - that means the yield was 42.86%.

    SNC accepts 68 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford SNC

    SNC costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for SNC students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Sierra Nevada College transfer GPA requirements?

    SNC requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, SNC requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.6.

    Will you enjoy transferring to SNC?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to SNC. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Incline Village...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at SNC is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to SNC then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into SNC

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the SNC website for more info.
    SNC accepts 67.83% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into SNC, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.18 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.31. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of SNC students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 490 570 530
    SAT Reading 530 620 575
    2018 Total SAT Score 1020 1190 1105
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 17 23 20
    ACT Reading 17 22 19
    2018 Total ACT Score 34 45 39

    Sierra Nevada College’s average SAT score is 1105. To be a competitive applicant for Sierra Nevada College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at SNC?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at SNC or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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