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Nevada Colleges

24 Colleges
19,217 Yearly Graduations
$49,842 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,822 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Nevada is ranked #43 in the country with 19,217 degrees handed out in 2018. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,460 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,781 a year.

About 56% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,705 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
5,663 Yearly Degrees
$5,252 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Nevada - Las Vegas is 30,471, of which 18,958 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNLV is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

30% of UNLV students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,324 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% 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.

Public Public vs. Private
4,954 Yearly Degrees
$4,950 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 21,657 students at UNR in total, 15,572 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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 student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNR with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
3,377 Yearly Degrees

There are 33,914 students at CSN in total, 9,150 of which 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 average amount of student loans is $3,484 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CSN is $28,500.

Public Public vs. Private
1,386 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,816 full-time undergraduates at Truckee Meadows Community College, and 10,720 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
705 Yearly Degrees
$27,612 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Roseman University of Health Sciences is 1,580, of which 505 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Southern Nevada Educational Services Roseman University of Health Sciences has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Nevada Educational Services Roseman University of Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $74,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Nevada State College

Henderson, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
581 Yearly Degrees

There are 4,216 students at NSC in total, 1,708 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. 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. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,000 during the early-career years.

#7

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
527 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,325 full-time undergraduates at WNC, and 3,642 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 20.2% 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.

#8

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
369 Yearly Degrees

There are 3,244 students at Great Basin College in total, 826 of which are 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 average amount of student loans is $6,226 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Great Basin College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
365 Yearly Degrees
$40,680 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 18 full-time undergraduates at Touro University Nevada, and 1,414 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#10

Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
273 Yearly Degrees
$18,536 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Sierra Nevada College is 965, of which 410 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 average amount of student loans is $5,381 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#11

University of Phoenix - Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
170 Yearly Degrees
$16,752 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Nevada is 554, of which 477 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UOPX - Nevada, the average graduation time is 5.5 years.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

#12

Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas is 827, of which 827 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,955 a year. Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas has a 7.9% 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 $26,700 during the early-career years.

#13

The Art Institute of Las Vegas

Henderson, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
127 Yearly Degrees

There are 433 full-time undergraduates at The Art Institute of Las Vegas, and 683 students altogether. It takes the average The Art Institute of Las Vegas undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,389 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from The Art Institute of Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
127 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Career College of Northern Nevada is 401, of which 401 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,500 during the early-career years.

#15

Carrington College-Reno

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

There are 362 students at Carrington College-Reno in total, 312 of which are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Carrington College-Reno is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 5% of accepted students are men, and 95% are women.

51% of Carrington College-Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,688 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% 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.

#16

Chamberlain University-Nevada

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

There are 134 full-time undergraduates at Chamberlain College of Nursing-Las Vegas, and 293 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Chamberlain College of Nursing-Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,750 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#17

Altierus Career College-Henderson

Henderson, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

There are 272 students at Altierus Career College-Henderson in total, 172 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

78% of Altierus Career College-Henderson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,949 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Altierus Career College-Henderson is $20,200.

#18

Carrington College-Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Carrington College-Las Vegas is 322, of which 275 students are 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.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

#19

DeVry University - Nevada

Henderson, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$16,852 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at DeVry University - Nevada is 171, of which 51 students are full-time undergraduates. DeVry University - Nevada has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DeVry University - Nevada is $32,600.

#20

Brightwood College-Las Vegas

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

There are 670 full-time undergraduates at Brightwood College-Las Vegas, and 670 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,800 during the early-career years.

#21

Northwest Career College

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

The total student population at Northwest Career College is 756, of which 756 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

82% of Northwest Career College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,979 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northwest Career College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Arizona College-Las Vegas

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

There are 161 students at Arizona College-Las Vegas in total, 106 of which are full-time undergraduates. Arizona College-Las Vegas has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Around 13% of accepted students are men, and 87% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Arizona College-Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$6,480 Yearly Tuition (In-State

#24

Nevada Career Institute

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

There are 244 students at Nevada Career Institute in total, 244 of which 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 typical student loan amount is $5,288 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nevada Career Institute is $28,800.

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