Average Tuition & Fees $18,504
Average Acceptance Rates 82.10 %
Total Student Population 121,115
Average Graduation Rates 54.59 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.53 to 1

Nevada Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 47 colleges and universities in Nevada State - 8 public and 39 private schools. By school level, there are 20 4 Year or high, 11 2-4 years, and 16 less than 2 years schools in Nevada. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Nevada Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)6
Private (for-profit)33
4 Year or High20
2-4 Year11
Less than 2 year16

Average Academic Statistics for Nevada Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Nevada colleges is 82.10% and the average graduation rate is 54.59% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 121,115 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Nevada colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.53:1. 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 72.818181818182 %

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 $18,504 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 1,161 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 certificate18028
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

In Nevada, 18 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 6 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 3 colleges have the ROTC programs and 5 colleges offer the study abroad programs. 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 Classes18 out of 46 Schools
Graduate Online Classes6 out of 46 Schools
ROTC3 out of 46 Schools
Weekend/Evening College20 out of 46 Schools
Teacher certificate5 out of 46 Schools
Study Abroad5 out of 46 Schools