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Nevada Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 69,894 students have applied and among them 58,442 were admitted to Nevada Colleges. 25,684 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Nevada Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total69,894 58,44225,684
Public Schools66,553 56,11725,162
4 Years (Or High)66,553 56,11725,162
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools3,341 2,325522
4 Years (Or High)2,492 1,634221
2-4 Years849 691301
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Nevada Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Nevada Colleges is 83.62% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 84.32% and the average rate of private schools was 69.59%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Nevada Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average83.62%
Public Schools84.32%
4 Years (Or High)84.32%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools69.59%
4 Years (Or High)65.57%
2-4 Years81.39%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Nevada Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Nevada Colleges was 83.62% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 84.32% and the average rate of private schools was 69.59%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Nevada Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average43.95%
Public Schools44.84%
4 Years (Or High)44.84%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools22.45%
4 Years (Or High)13.53%
2-4 Years43.56%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Nevada Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Nevada Colleges is 647 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%292291
75%355356
Public Schools25%353347
75%420427
Private Schools25%230235
75%290285
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Nevada Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Nevada Colleges is 25 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%11 1010
75%14 1413
Public Schools25%131212
75%171717
Private Schools25%988
75%111110
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Nevada Colleges