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Jump Start Program

Western Nevada College has high school programs available so you can earn college credits in high school in traditional academic classes and Career and Technical Education courses.

Churchill County High School will pay full tuition, lab fees, and textbook costs for students who qualify for the Jump Start program at Western Nevada College.

Sophomores currently taking or have taken Algebra II with a B or better and a 3.0+ will be contacted about their eligibility each Spring semester.

Speak with your counselor about applying! 

Steps for Applying

Step 1: Discuss eligibility with high school counselor/administrator.
Step 2: Currently enrolled or completed Algebra II with a qualifying grade of B or better. GPA must be above a 3.0 at the time of accuplacer exam.
Step 3: Complete the WNC Admissions application, and activate password.
Step 4: Complete the WNC Accuplacer exam.
Step 5: Attend the mandatory parent/student information night.
Step 6: Submit your Jump Start College application to your high school.
Step 7: WNC and high school representatives interview students and parents for final approval.
Step 8: Register for fall classes.
Step 9: Participate in New Student Orientation.