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37 Colleges
27,294 Yearly Graduations
$50,846 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,973 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 27,294 students received a degree from a college in Nevada, making it rank #41 in terms of graduations. Nevada colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $12,712 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,182 per year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Nevada take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,493 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
5,819 Yearly Degrees
$8,171 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,171 students at UNLV in total, 25,827 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,523 are full-time. It takes the average UNLV undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 30% of students at UNLV take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,324 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#2

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
5,193 Yearly Degrees
$3,608 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 33,942 students at CSN in total, 10,164 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

14% of CSN students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,484 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 27.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CSN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
5,093 Yearly Degrees
$8,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 20,993 students at UNR in total, 17,297 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,788 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNR is 4.7 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,928 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
2,476 Yearly Degrees
$2,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Truckee Meadows Community College is 11,316, which includes 3,065 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Truckee Meadows Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Truckee Meadows Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
1,072 Yearly Degrees
$3,428 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Nevada College is 3,702, which includes 1,227 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at WNC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,963 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WNC is $25,700.

#6

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
821 Yearly Degrees
$3,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Great Basin College is 3,852, which includes 1,022 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

12% of Great Basin College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,226 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Northwest Career College

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
784 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,265 students at Northwest Career College in total, 1,265 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Roughly 82% of students at Northwest Career College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,979 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 12.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwest Career College is $22,300.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
734 Yearly Degrees
$36,533 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 598 undergraduates at Roseman University of Health Sciences, of which 598 are full-time, and there are 1,641 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Roseman University of Health Sciences is $74,900.

#9

Nevada State College

Henderson, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
614 Yearly Degrees
$5,663 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,531 undergraduates at NSC, of which 2,001 are full-time, and there are 5,584 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NSC is 5.0 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

Roughly 10% of students at NSC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,879 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NSC is $40,000.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas is 950, which includes 950 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

79% of PMI Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,955 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from PMI Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
486 Yearly Degrees
$9,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 66 undergraduates at Touro University Nevada, of which 62 are full-time, and there are 1,530 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#12

Advanced Training Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
446 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees

There are 536 students at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin in total, 244 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 73% of students at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,573 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#14

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees

There are 237 students at Milan Institute-Las Vegas in total, 237 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,372 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,400 during the early-career years.

#15

Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$35,508 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 755 students at SNC in total, 371 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 331 are full-time. It takes the average SNC undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

90% of SNC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,381 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SNC is $27,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is 203, which includes 203 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,065 a year. Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is $20,000.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
186 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Career College of Northern Nevada is 376, which includes 376 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 75% of students at Career College of Northern Nevada take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,706 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Career College of Northern Nevada with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Nevada Career Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
186 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Nevada Career Institute is 388, which includes 388 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

84% of Nevada Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,288 a year. Nevada Career Institute has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

#19

Milan Institute-Sparks

Sparks, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees

There are 152 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute-Sparks, and 152 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at Milan Institute-Sparks take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,505 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Milan Institute-Sparks with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

University of Phoenix - Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
157 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Nevada is 225, of which 182 students are undergraduates and of those, 182 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,500 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,400 during the early-career years.

#21

Carrington College, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Carrington College, Las Vegas is 298, which includes 298 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

47% of Carrington College, Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
147 Yearly Degrees
$16,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 226 full-time undergraduates at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas, and 352 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is 92%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $12,341 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is $33,000.

#23

Carrington College, Reno

Reno, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
142 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Carrington College, Reno is 522, which includes 522 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 5% of accepted students are men, and 95% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,688 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Reno with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Aveda Institute Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees

There are 266 students at Aveda Institute Las Vegas in total, 266 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,163 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees

There are 262 students at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas in total, 182 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,478 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Other Nevada Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Paul Mitchell the School Reno 100
27 European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas 99
28 Chamberlain University - Nevada 98
29 Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno 93
30 Expertise Cosmetology Institute 90
31 International Academy of Style 86
32 Altierus Career College - Henderson 85
33 L Makeup Institute 77
34 DeVry University - Nevada 43
35 Arizona College - Las Vegas 35
36 Wongu University of Oriental Medicine 5
37 Institute of Professional Careers 1

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