Nevada Colleges List

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

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
College of Southern Nevada6375 W. Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89146Public34177$2,700$9,3451971
Great Basin College1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801Public3436$2,700$9,3451967
Roseman University of Health Sciences11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014Private2001
Sierra Nevada College999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV 89451Private547$29,149$29,14987%1969
Touro University Nevada874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, NV 89014Private602004
University of Nevada - Las Vegas4505 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154Public23,099$6,690$20,60085%1957
University of Nevada - Reno1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89503Public15,694$6,415$20,32584%1864
Western Nevada College2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703Public$2,700$9,3451971

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.

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