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Colleges & Universities

A list of the colleges and universities in the City of Sparks and surrounding area, as well as their contact information and links to the appropriate website.

University of Nevada, Reno

Unexpected opportunity. That’s what you’ll find at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Founded in 1874 as the Silver State’s first university, Nevada is a top-caliber, land-grant research university committed to serving the common good of the state and the world. Nestled at the intersection of the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, the 17,000-student campus offers competitive degree programs and paradigm-shifting research in a world-class setting.

1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV  89557

(775) 784-4700 or
1 (800) 2NEVADA

Truckee Meadows Community College

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.

7000 Dandini Boulevard
Reno, NV  89512
(775) 673-7000

Career College of Northern Nevada

The career training programs at CCNN were designed with the prospective employer in mind, and our campus is a great educational facility in Northern Nevada.

Each area of study has a local advisory committee comprised of employers from area businesses. These advisory committees help us offer up-to-date career training programs that satisfy the needs of local employers and find our graduates their ideal jobs.

1421 Pullman Drive
Sparks, NV  89434
(775) 856-CCNN

Western Governor’s University

WGU is a nonprofit online university founded in 1995 with state-based universities throughout the continental U.S. It was established by the state of Nevada in partnership with Western Governors University, designed to serve the needs of Nevada citizens. WGU Nevada’s accredited programs allow students to earn their degree on their own schedule with flexible, competency-based coursework. WGU Nevada offers more than 50 bachelor’s and master’s degrees in high-demand career fields, including health, business, education, and information technology.

Las Vegas, NV 89118
(877) 214-7005