Nevada State College Overview
Nevada State College is a public institution situated in Henderson, Nevada. The rural area surrounding NSC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Nevada State College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at NSC.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Nevada State College Rankings
NSC is ranked #3 out of 17 schools in Nevada.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NSC.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards NSC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Nevada State College?
Contact details for NSC are given below.
|Address:||1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002|
How Do I Get Into NSC?
You can apply to NSC online at: https://nsc.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for NSC
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into NSC?
Approximately 28% of accepted students are men and 72% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.
Can I Afford Nevada State College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NSC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $2,879 a year. That adds up to $11,516 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NSC is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Nevada State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 53 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,001 full-time undergraduates at NSC, 22% are male and 78% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nevada State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||146|
|Hispanic or Latino||916|
Online Learning at Nevada State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NSC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Nevada for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NSC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nevada State College was 18.2%. This is the #963 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NSC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NSC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NSC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NSC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Nevada State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||52||52|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||39||39|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||32||32|
|General English Literature||13||13|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||11||11|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||9||9|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||9||9|
|Health Sciences & Services||8||8|
|Communication & Media Studies||6||6|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other)||5||5|
|Computer Engineering Technology||5||5|
|Natural Resources Conservation||4||4|
|Design & Applied Arts||3||3|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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