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Schools in Nevada

The state of Nevada has 43 schools. This state offers subjects such as dental hygiene and computer programming. In 2010, while institutions in Nevada had 12,617 students enrolled in graduate programs, institutions in Nevada had 121,212 students enrolled in undergraduate programs. In 2010, 20,107 students graduated with degrees from Nevada institutions.

Overview

This mountain state has six 4-year institutions, one community and technical college, Truckee Meadows Community College, and 36 private institutions. Prospective students are offered 250 certificate programs, 236 programs at the associate's level, 329 programs at the bachelor's level, 157 programs at the master's level, and 64 doctorate level programs by institutions in Nevada and this state offers subjects such as sports management and forensic accounting.

Tuition at Nevada schools varies from $2,243 to $44,542. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $3,610 every year. Community and technical public colleges cost $2,243 each year. Tuition at Nevada private institutions ranges from $9,975 to $44,542 each year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in this state get $666 every year. A majority of financial aid is loans, however, close to 44% of the financial aid is scholarships and 9% of the financial aid is institutional grants. In 2009, students were given $8,301,317 by institutions. Nevada institutions have a reasonably diverse student population given that close to 56% of students are female, 34% of students are over 24 years of age, and around half of the students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

56%

Men

44%

Age 18-24

55%

Age 25 & Up

42%

Student Enrollment in Nevada 2008-2010

The number of students who institutions in Nevada had enrolled increased from 2008 to 2010. In particular, the number of undergraduate students went up by 10,211 and the number of graduate students went up by 204.

Student Enrollment in Nevada 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 111001
  • Undergraduate 2009: 117288
  • Undergraduate 2010: 121212
  • Graduate 2008: 12413
  • Graduate 2009: 12216
  • Graduate 2010: 12617

Completed Degrees in Nevada

In 2010, 20,107 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. Close to 37% of graduates graduated with bachelor degrees, while around 4% of graduates graduated with doctorate degrees.

Completed Degrees in Nevada

  • Certificate: 5015
  • Associates: 4063
  • Bachelors: 7515
  • Masters: 2684
  • Doctorate: 830

National VS Nevada Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in Nevada are lower than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Nevada Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Nevada Graduating Students: 5494
  • Nevada Non-Graduating Students: 14519

Top Nevada Jobs by Median Salary

Top Nevada Jobs by Median Salary

  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 205185
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 204355
  • Internists, General: 203175
  • Family and General Practitioners: 199528
  • Pediatricians, General: 189275

Nevada Job Market

Nevada Job Market

  • Nevada Average Salary 2008: 39078
  • Nevada Average Salary 2009: 40428
  • Nevada Average Salary 2010: 41130
  • Nevada Employment Number 2008: 2548350
  • Nevada Employment Number 2009: 2353495
  • Nevada Employment Number 2010: 2219940

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1. Carrington College - Las Vegas

5740 South Eastern Ave.- Ste. 140
Las Vegas, NV 89119-1642
(702) 688-4300

Carrington College-Las Vegas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. This school offers two programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level by it.

2. The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences - Henderson

11041 S Eastern Avenue- Ste 112
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 932-8111

The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Henderson offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school, which is 7.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Henderson, NV. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

3. Western Nevada College

2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703-7399
(775) 445-3000

Western Nevada College offers 57 programs. Out of those, it offers 22 certificates to students, 34 degrees at the associate's level, and one bachelor's level degree. Western, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Carson City, NV. It is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada.

4. Everest College - Henderson

170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 567-1920x148

Everest College-Henderson, which is near the center of the city, is in Henderson, NV. It offers nine programs. Out of those, students are offered five certificates by this school and four degrees at the associate's level.

5. The Institute of Professional Careers

4472 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 734-9900

The Institute of Professional Careers, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV and it offers one program. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

6. The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences - North Las Vegas

9340 W. Sahara Ave Ste. 205
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 341-8111

The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-North Las Vegas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. It offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

7. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Las Vegas

1451 Center Crossing Road
Las Vegas, NV 89144
(702) 851-5380

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas, which is 9.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. This school offers two programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level. This culinary school is the only culinary school in Nevada.

8. The Academy of Healing Arts

710 S Tonopah Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 671-4242

The Academy of Healing Arts offers four programs. It offers four certificates to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

9. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Henderson

2495 Village View Dr
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 990-0150

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Henderson offers eight programs. Out of those, it offers three associate's level degrees to students and five degrees at the bachelor's level. IADT, which is near the center of the city, is in Henderson, NV.

10. The Marinello Schools of Beauty - Las Vegas

5001 East Bonanza Ste 110
Las Vegas, NV 89110
(562) 945-2211

The Marinello Schools of Beauty-Las Vegas, which is 7.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV. It offers four programs. Students are offered four certificates by it. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

11. Northwest Health Careers

7398 Smoke Ranch Road- Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 254-7577

Northwest Health Careers offers five programs. It offers students five certificates. This vocational school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

12. The Milan Institute - Sparks

950 Industrial Way
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 348-7200

The Milan Institute-Sparks offers five programs. It offers students five certificates. This school, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sparks, NV. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

13. Nevada State College

1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002
(702) 992-2000

Nevada State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Henderson, NV. NSC offers 24 programs. This school offers 24 degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This public school is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada.

14. The University of Southern Nevada

11 Sunset Way
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 990-4433

The University of Southern Nevada, which is near the center of the city, is located in Henderson, NV. It offers three programs. Specifically, this specialized school offers students one bachelor's level degree, one degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree.

15. ITT Technical Institute - Las Vegas

3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
(702) 240-0967

ITT Technical Institute-Las Vegas, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in North Las Vegas, NV. It offers 16 programs. Out of those, this school offers nine associate's level degrees to students and seven degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is one of 2 technical colleges in Nevada.

16. DeVry University - Nevada

2490 Paseo Verde Parkway- Ste 150
Henderson, NV 89074-7120
(702) 933-9700

DeVry University-Nevada, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Henderson, NV. It offers 13 programs. Specifically, this school offers three associate's level degrees to students, three bachelor's level degrees, and seven degrees at the master's level.

17. Touro University Nevada

874 American Pacific Drive
Henderson, NV 89014
(877) 575-8687

Touro University Nevada offers nine programs. Out of those, Touro offers one certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level, four degrees at the master's level, and three degrees at the doctorate level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Henderson, NV. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Nevada.

18. The Carson City Beauty Academy

1851 S Roop St Ste 100
Carson City, NV 89701-7565
(702) 885-9977

The Carson City Beauty Academy offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by it. This vocational school, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Carson City, NV. This vocational school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

19. The Academy of Hair Design

5191 W. Charleston- #150
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 878-1185x21

The Academy of Hair Design offers four programs. It offers four certificates to students. This vocational school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV. This vocational school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

20. Great Basin College

1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-8493

Great Basin College, which is near the center of the city, is in Elko, NV. It offers 74 programs. Of those, students are offered 21 certificates by this school, 35 degrees at the associate's level, and 18 degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada.

21. The Marinello Schools of Beauty - Reno

4750 Longley Ln. Suite 209
Reno, NV 89502
(562) 945-2211

The Marinello Schools of Beauty-Reno, which is near the center of the city, is in Reno, NV. It offers four programs. It offers four certificates to students. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

22. The Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas

3333 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 458-9650

The Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas offers eight programs. More specifically, it offers six certificates to students and two associate's level degrees. This school, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Las Vegas, NV.

23. ITT Technical Institute - Henderson

168 N Gibson Rd
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 558-5404

ITT Technical Institute-Henderson, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Henderson, NV. It offers 16 programs. Out of those, this school offers nine associate's level degrees to students and seven degrees at the bachelor's level. This technical college is one of 2 technical colleges in Nevada.

24. The Nevada Career Institute

3231 North Decatur Boulevard Suites 119
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(702) 893-3300

The Nevada Career Institute offers four programs. It offers students four certificates. This vocational school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

25. The Art Institute of Las Vegas - Las Vegas

2350 Corporate Circle
Henderson, NV 89074-7737
(702) 369-9944

The Art Institute of Las Vegas-Las Vegas offers 17 programs. Specifically, students are offered four certificates by it, six associate's level degrees, and seven bachelor's level degrees. AI, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Henderson, NV. This specialized college is the only art college in Nevada.

26. The European Massage Therapy School - Las Vegas

8751 W Charleston Blvd Ste 295
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 202-2455

The European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV and it offers one program. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

27. Carrington College - Reno

5580 Kietzke Ln
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 335-2900

Carrington College-Reno, which is near the center of the city, is located in Reno, NV and it offers one program.

28. The University of Phoenix - Northern Nevada

10345 Professional Cir- Ste 200
Reno, NV 89251-5862
(775) 828-7999

The University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada, which is 7.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Reno, NV. This school offers 25 programs. Specifically, it offers 18 degrees at the bachelor's level to students and seven master's level degrees. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Nevada.

29. The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences - Las Vegas

6578 North Decatur Blvd. #200
Las Vegas, NV 89131
(702) 360-8111

The Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Las Vegas offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This vocational school is near Las Vegas, NV. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

30. The Milan Institute of Cosmetology - Reno

1050 Matley Lane
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 784-7171

The Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Reno, NV. It offers three programs. Students are offered three certificates by it. This school is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

31. Kaplan College - Las Vegas

3535 W. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 368-2338

Kaplan College-Las Vegas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. It offers seven programs. More specifically, students are offered five certificates by it and two associate's level degrees.

32. The Expertise Cosmetology Institute

1911 Stella Lake Street
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 636-8686

The Expertise Cosmetology Institute offers five programs. It offers five certificates to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Las Vegas, NV. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

33. The International Academy of Style

111 W Plumb Ln
Reno, NV 89509-3450
(775) 823-9003

The International Academy of Style offers four programs. It offers four certificates to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Reno, NV. It is one of 18 vocational schools in Nevada.

34. The University of Nevada - Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110

The University of Nevada-Reno, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Reno, NV. It offers 176 programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates by this public university, 88 bachelor's level degrees, 56 degrees at the master's level, and 30 degrees at the doctorate level. Nevada is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Nevada and the second biggest institution in the state of Nevada.

35. The Casal Institute of Nevada

4856 S Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(330) 746-7550x4102

The Casal Institute of Nevada offers two programs. This school offers two certificates to students. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Las Vegas, NV.

36. Sierra Nevada College

999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451
(775) 831-1314

Sierra Nevada College, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Incline Village, NV. SNC offers 16 programs. Out of those, SNC offers 12 degrees at the bachelor's level to students and four degrees at the master's level.

37. The University of Phoenix - Las Vegas

7455 W Washington Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89128-4340
(702) 638-7279

The University of Phoenix-Las Vegas, which is 6.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Las Vegas, NV. This school offers 38 programs. Of those, it offers 28 degrees at the bachelor's level to students and ten degrees at the master's level. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Nevada in terms of programs.

38. Morrison University

10315 Professional Circle- Second Floor
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 335-3500

Morrison University, which is 7.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Reno, NV. This school offers six programs. Specifically, it offers three associate's level degrees to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level.

39. The University of Nevada - Las Vegas

4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
(702) 895-3011

The University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is 2.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Las Vegas, NV. UNLV offers 218 programs. Specifically, students are offered 15 certificates by this university, 106 degrees at the bachelor's level, 67 degrees at the master's level, and 30 doctorate level degrees. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Nevada.

40. The College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164
(702) 651-5000

The College of Southern Nevada, which is near the center of the city, is in Las Vegas, NV. CSN offers 133 programs. Specifically, students are offered 46 certificates by it, 86 degrees at the associate's level, and one bachelor's level degree. This public school is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada and the third biggest institution in the state of Nevada.

41. Truckee Meadows Community College

7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512-3999
(775) 673-7000

Truckee Meadows Community College offers 88 programs. Out of those, this college offers 56 certificates to students and 32 associate's level degrees. This community college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Reno, NV. This community college is the only community college in Nevada and the fourth largest institution in the state of Nevada.