Nevada Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $18,579 ($14,660)
Average Acceptance Rates 84.25 %
Total Student Population 121,051
Average Graduation Rates 55.08 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.73 to 1

Nevada Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 46 colleges and universities in Nevada State - 8 public and 38 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Nevada Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)7
Private (for-profit)31
4 Year or High19
2-4 Year12
Less than 2 year15

Average Academic Statistics for Nevada State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for Nevada colleges is 84.25% and the average graduation rate is 55.08 % in academic year 2017-2018. Total 121,051 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Nevada colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.73:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Nevada

[Chart] Nevada Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Nevada colleges is 16.363636363636 %
Average Retention Rate for Nevada colleges is 74 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Nevada Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Nevada colleges are $14,660 for Nevada residents and $18,579 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $17,789 for in-state students and $21,814 for out-of-state students.

Nevada 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Nevada State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Nevada Colleges

Nevada colleges and universities are offering 1,160 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Nevada State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate1218
One but less than two years certificate17928
Associate's Degree27557
Two but less than four years certificate110
Bachelor's Degree28216
Post Bachelor's Degree371
Master's Degree16012
Post Master's Degree130
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship732
Doctor's degree - professional practice91

Special Learning Opportunities at Nevada State

Next table shows the number of Nevada schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Nevada State
Online Completely0 out of 46 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes19 out of 46 Schools
Graduate Online Classes6 out of 46 Schools
ROTC3 out of 46 Schools
Weekend/Evening College23 out of 46 Schools
Teacher certificate4 out of 46 Schools
Study Abroad5 out of 46 Schools