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Nevada State College
Nevada State College 1125 Nevada State Drive Henderson, NV 89002 Phone: (702) 992-2000
  • General Information
    About Nevada State College

    Nevada State College is a comprehensive baccalaureate institution of higher learning. A member college of the Nevada System of Higher Education, Nevada State College is dedicated to providing quality educational, social, cultural, economic, and civic advancement for the citizens of Nevada. Through student-centered learning, Nevada State College emphasizes and values: exceptional teaching, mentoring, advisement; scholarship; career and personal advancement; continuing education; and service to our community. The college helps address Nevada’s need for increased access to higher education for students entering the higher education system and for students transferring from the state’s community colleges. The college offers a wide range of baccalaureate programs and selected masters programs designed to meet the general needs of the State of Nevada and the specific needs of the southern region of the state. Special emphasis is placed on addressing the state’s need for effective, highly educated and skilled teachers and nurses, and commitment is made to developing and promoting partnerships with Nevada’s public school system, the state’s health care providers, and Nevada’s colleges and universities. The curriculum of Nevada State College will be based upon the community’s needs, the needs of business and industry, and the desires and demands of the students.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants 805
      Percent Admitted 72%
      Men Admitted 71%
      Women Admitted 73%
      Full Time Retention Rate 66%
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 3,172
      Native American 27.0
      Asian 389.0
      African American 262.0
      Hispanic 504.0
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,155
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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