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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. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,712 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,182 a 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 30,457 students at UNLV in total, 25,282 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,764 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNLV, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

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

30% of UNLV students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,324 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at College of Southern Nevada is 34,169, which includes 10,068 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at CSN take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

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

There are 17,930 undergraduates at UNR, of which 15,200 are full-time, and there are 21,463 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

38% of UNR students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,928 a year. UNR has a 5.0% 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 UNR is $37,700.

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 10,861, which includes 2,927 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#5

Western Nevada College

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

There are 1,182 full-time undergraduates at WNC, and 3,327 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from WNC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Great Basin College

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

There are 3,451 students at Great Basin College in total, 939 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,226 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close 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 1,067 full-time undergraduates at Northwest Career College, and 1,067 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,979 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,300 during the early-career years.

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

There are 656 undergraduates at Roseman University of Health Sciences, of which 656 are full-time, and there are 1,724 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 1,805 full-time undergraduates at NSC, and 4,930 students altogether. For undergraduates at NSC, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 28% of accepted students 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.

Students who graduate from NSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees

There are 707 full-time undergraduates at PMI Las Vegas, and 707 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,955 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#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 65 undergraduates at Touro University Nevada, of which 60 are full-time, and there are 1,479 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

Touro University Nevada has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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

The total student population at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is 429, which includes 275 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,573 a year. Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin has a 8.3% 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 Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is $23,400.

#14

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Milan Institute-Las Vegas is 267, which includes 267 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at Milan Institute-Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. 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

The total student population at Sierra Nevada College is 889, of which 397 students are undergraduates and of those, 372 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SNC is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees

There are 225 students at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas in total, 225 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

83% of Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

There are 359 full-time undergraduates at Career College of Northern Nevada, and 359 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Career College of Northern Nevada is $24,500.

#17

Nevada Career Institute

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

There are 294 students at Nevada Career Institute in total, 294 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,288 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Nevada Career Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Milan Institute-Sparks

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

The total student population at Milan Institute-Sparks is 165, which includes 165 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

48% of Milan Institute-Sparks students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,200 during the early-career years.

#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 320, of which 275 students are undergraduates and of those, 275 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at UOPX - Nevada take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 243 students at Carrington College, Las Vegas in total, 198 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. 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 average amount of student loans 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 267 full-time undergraduates at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas, and 359 students altogether. Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 100% of students at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,000 during the early-career years.

#23

Carrington College, Reno

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

There are 357 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Reno, and 401 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Carrington College, Reno. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

#24

Aveda Institute Las Vegas

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

There are 171 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute Las Vegas, and 171 students altogether. 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas is 261, which includes 177 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 typical student loan amount 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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