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You have 45 colleges and universities to choose from, if you are considering going to school in the Silver State, Nevada. The largest school, by student population, in Nevada is College of Southern Nevada, which is located in Las Vegas, and had 42,108 students in 2010. And the second largest school in Nevada is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. It is located in the city of Las Vegas. In 2010 University of Nevada-Las Vegas had 29,080 students.

Popular Courses of Study in Nevada

When planning your educational career path, you will not only have to choose a college from among Nevada's 45 schools, but you will also have to choose from one of the 851 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. If you choose to study liberal arts, business or education, you will be studying one of the most popular subjects in Nevada for undergraduates. There were 59,344 students that graduated from Nevada schools in 2010. Of these, 14% studied liberal arts, 11% studied business and 7% studied education. The remaining 68% of Nevada graduates studied subjects such as hotel management, math or computer programming.

Student Demographics in Nevada

If you choose to go to school in Nevada, you will join the ranks of the 124,381 students currently studying in Nevada colleges and universities. Around 90% of Nevada students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. And approximately 53% of students in undergraduate programs are full-time students, while the remaining 47% of undergraduates attend school on a part time basis.

Nevada has a relatively diverse student population, with 48% of undergraduate students identifying themselves to be from a racial or ethnic minority background, according to 2009 data. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Nevada colleges and universities is 8 to 10. And approximately 60% of undergraduate students are 24 years of age or younger.

Faculty Demographics in Nevada

Just as the student population at Nevada schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at Nevada schools is also relatively diverse. Nevada colleges and universities employed 25,799 faculty members in 2009. An estimated 30% were from a racial or ethnic minority background. Around 59% of the Nevada's faculty population consisted of female faculty.

Cost of Education in Nevada

On average, an undergraduate education in Nevada can cost you approximately $11,005 per year, including living expenses and financial aid. This average undergraduate education cost is less than the national average. But this number can be misleading. For example, an undergraduate education at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, the state’s most expensive school, costs in the range of $28,500 per year. On the other hand, a degree from Nevada's least expensive school, Western Nevada College, costs closer to $2,010 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

The average number of students who graduate from degree and certificate programs in Nevada every year is 59,344. In 2009, approximately 1 out of 2 students who started college in Nevada graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 7 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Nevada school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 67% chance that you will return to school the following year and 17% chance that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1College of Southern NevadaCollege of Southern Nevada

    Address:
    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  2. 2University of Nevada-Las VegasUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas

    Address:
    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3University of Nevada-RenoUniversity of Nevada-Reno

    Address:
    Reno, Nevada 89557

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Truckee Meadows Community CollegeTruckee Meadows Community College

    Address:
    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  5. 5Western Nevada CollegeWestern Nevada College

    Address:
    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  6. 6Great Basin CollegeGreat Basin College

    Address:
    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  7. 7Nevada State CollegeNevada State College

    Address:
    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  8. 8ITT Technical Institute-HendersonITT Technical Institute-Henderson

    Address:
    168 N Gibson Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  9. 9Pima Medical InstitutePima Medical Institute

    Address:
    3333 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89121

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  10. 10Everest College-HendersonEverest College-Henderson

    Address:
    170 North Stephaine Suite 145, Henderson, Nevada 89074

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  11. 11Sierra Nevada CollegeSierra Nevada College

    Address:
    999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nevada 89451

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  12. 12Academy of Healing ArtsAcademy of Healing Arts

    Address:
    710 S Tonopah Dr, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  13. 13University of Southern NevadaUniversity of Southern Nevada

    Address:
    11 Sunset Way, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Other degree

  14. 14Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary ArtsLe Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

    Address:
    1451 Center Crossing Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89144

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree

  15. 15Anthem Institute-Las VegasAnthem Institute-Las Vegas

    Address:
    2320 S Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  16. 16Kaplan College-Las Vegas CampusKaplan College-Las Vegas Campus

    Address:
    3535 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  17. 17Career College of Northern NevadaCareer College of Northern Nevada

    Address:
    1421 Pullman Dr., Sparks, Nevada 89434-7905

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  18. 18International Academy of Design and TechnologyInternational Academy of Design and Technology

    Address:
    2495 Village View Dr, Henderson, Nevada 89074

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  19. 19DeVry University-NevadaDeVry University-Nevada

    Address:
    2490 Paseo Verde Parkway, Ste 150, Henderson, Nevada 89074-7120

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  20. 20Milan InstituteMilan Institute

    Address:
    950 Industrial Way, Sparks, Nevada 89431

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  21. 21Marinello School of BeautyMarinello School of Beauty

    Address:
    5001 East Bonanza Ste 110, Las Vegas, Nevada 89110

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  22. 22Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences

    Address:
    6578 North Decatur Blvd. #200, Las Vegas, Nevada 89131

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  23. 23Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & SciencesEuphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences

    Address:
    11041 S Eastern Avenue, Ste 112, Henderson, Nevada 89052

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  24. 24Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & SciencesEuphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences

    Address:
    9340 W. Sahara Ave Ste. 205, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  25. 25Academy of Hair DesignAcademy of Hair Design

    Address:
    5191 W. Charleston, #150, Las Vegas, Nevada 89146

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  26. 26Northwest Health CareersNorthwest Health Careers

    Address:
    7398 Smoke Ranch Road, Ste 100, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  27. 27Morrison UniversityMorrison University

    Address:
    10315 Professional Circle, Second Floor, Reno, Nevada 89521

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  28. 28Milan Institute of CosmetologyMilan Institute of Cosmetology

    Address:
    1050 Matley Lane, Reno, Nevada 89502

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  29. 29Expertise Cosmetology Institute

    Address:
    1911 Stella Lake Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  30. 30Marinello Schools of BeautyMarinello Schools of Beauty

    Address:
    4750 Longley Ln. Suite 209, Reno, Nevada 89502

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  31. 31Carson City Beauty AcademyCarson City Beauty Academy

    Address:
    1851 S Roop St Ste 100, Carson City, Nevada 89701-7565

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  32. 32Casal Institute of NevadaCasal Institute of Nevada

    Address:
    4856 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  33. 33Nevada Career InstituteNevada Career Institute

    Address:
    3231 North Decatur Boulevard Suites 119, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  34. 34Institute of Professional Careers

    Address:
    4472 South Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  35. 35Carrington College_Las Vegas

    Address:
    5740 South Eastern Ave., Ste. 140, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119-1642

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  36. 36Carrington College

    Address:
    5740 South Eastern Ave., Ste. 140, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119-1642

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  37. 37International Academy of Style

    Address:
    111 W Plumb Ln, Reno, Nevada 89509-3450

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  38. 38Carrington CollegeCarrington College

    Address:
    5740 South Eastern Ave., Ste. 140, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119-1642

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree

  39. 39European Massage Therapy School

    Address:
    8751 W Charleston Blvd Ste 295, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  40. 40Touro University Nevada

    Address:
    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  41. 41Carrington CollegeCarrington College

    Address:
    5580 Kietzke Ln, Reno, Nevada 89511

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  42. 42ITT Technical Institute_Las Vegas

    Address:
    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  43. 43ITT Technical Institute

    Address:
    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  44. 44Carrington College_Reno

    Address:
    5580 Kietzke Ln, Reno, Nevada 89511

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  45. 45ITT Technical InstituteITT Technical Institute

    Address:
    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

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