The best college in Nevada on the University Rankings is the University of Nevada Reno (find out more) placed in the 508 to 568 range in the world rankings; it is ranked as 194th, and 480th best college in the US by the USNews and Forbes, respectively. Other colleges in the state ranked by Forbes include the University of Nevada – Las Vegas at 600th place.
List of Nevada Colleges
|Name||Address||Type||Number of UG Students||In-State Tuition||Out of State Tuition||Acceptance Rate||Founded|
|College of Southern Nevada||6375 W. Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89146||Public||34177||$2,700||$9,345||1971|
|Great Basin College||1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801||Public||3436||$2,700||$9,345||1967|
|Roseman University of Health Sciences||11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014||Private||2001|
|Sierra Nevada College||999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV 89451||Private||547||$29,149||$29,149||87%||1969|
|Touro University Nevada||874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, NV 89014||Private||60||2004|
|University of Nevada - Las Vegas||4505 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154||Public||23,099||$6,690||$20,600||85%||1957|
|University of Nevada - Reno||1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89503||Public||15,694||$6,415||$20,325||84%||1864|
|Western Nevada College||2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703||Public||$2,700||$9,345||1971|
Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the College of Southern Nevada (34,177 students) and the University of Nevada – Las Vegas (23,099 students). While the smallest establishments include the Touro University Nevada (60 undergraduate students) and Sierra Nevada College (547 students).
Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the cheapest tuition fees are offered by three institutions, all of which re the same price: Great Basin College, College of Southern Nevada, and the Western Nevada College (In-state tuition: $2,700; Out of state fees: $9,345).
Conversely the highest priced public establishment on the list of Nevada colleges is the University of Nevada – Las Vegas ($6,690 In-state tuition fees and $20,600 Out of state fees).
Of the private institutions, only one openly displays its fees, the Sierra Nevada College at $29,149).
Of the three institutes that declare figures, the most selective colleges are the University of Nevada – Reno (84% acceptance rate) and the University of Nevada – Las Vegas (85%). The oldest college in Nevada is the University of Nevada – Reno, established in 1864.