Nevada College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, forty-one colleges are active for serving college programs in Nevada. By school types, there are eight public schools and thirty-three private schools. By school levels, seventeen 4-years (or high) schools, ten 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and fourteen less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the forty-one Nevada schools, University of Nevada-Reno ranked first and University of Nevada-Las Vegas ranked second (view more at Nevada college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Nevada colleges is $14,837 for Nevada residents and $17,448 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 83.91% and the average SAT score is 1,120. The average number of students is 2,843 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Nevada colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Nevada Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Nevada ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,348$21,9711,18088.00%21,46361%19 to 1
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,116$21,9621,14081.00%30,45745%20 to 1
Sierra Nevada College
Incline Village, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,508$19,1651,04064.00%88945%10 to 1
University of Phoenix-Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--32022%9 to 1
Arizona College-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,170--40.00%500-14 to 1
Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,339---10,86131%20 to 1
Brightwood College-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$16,050---670-24 to 1
Milan Institute-Sparks
Sparks, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000---16571%15 to 1
Roseman University of Health Sciences
Henderson, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,533$28,359--1,724-10 to 1
Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$11,125---42964%24 to 1
Carrington College-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$14,763--90.00%24354%22 to 1
European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,680---99-12 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,964---26180%15 to 1
Career College of Northern Nevada
Sparks, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$25,325--100.00%35967%11 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Reno
Reno, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,903---18053%20 to 1
Las Vegas College
Henderson, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$14,247---9765%8 to 1
Great Basin College
Elko, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,399---3,45142%15 to 1
Wongu University of Oriental Medicine
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,479$6,870--44--
Nevada System of Higher Education-System Office
Reno, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Nevada Career Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$15,945---29448%27 to 1
Expertise Cosmetology Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,820---15766%11 to 1
Northwest Career College
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$14,129---1,06766%30 to 1
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno
Reno, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,751---15662%16 to 1
Carrington College-Reno
Reno, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$49,930--96.00%40170%17 to 1
Touro University Nevada
Henderson, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,050$48,438--1,479-9 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,656---229-15 to 1
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,355---34,16912%23 to 1
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$16,757---35967%17 to 1
Chamberlain University-Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,820--100.00%310-11 to 1
L Makeup Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,525---6369%12 to 1
Western Nevada College
Carson City, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,025---3,32731%17 to 1
Nevada State College
Henderson, NV
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,076$17,864-85.00%4,93021%18 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---70752%25 to 1
Institute of Professional Careers
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,350---150%1 to 1
Casal Institute of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,301--79.00%17191%9 to 1
International Academy of Style
Reno, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,350---4789%4 to 1
Advanced Training Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,150---669-15 to 1
Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,925---22580%16 to 1
Milan Institute-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,251---26777%18 to 1
The Art Institute of Las Vegas
Henderson, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,316---592-15 to 1
DeVry University-Nevada
Henderson, NV
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,368$17,552-100.00%11411%15 to 1
Average$17,448$22,1041,12083.91%2,84355%15 to 1