Career College of Northern Nevada

1421 Pullman Dr.
Sparks, NV 89434-7905
Tel: (775)856-2266
581 students
Private for-profit
CCNN Offers Technology Driven Programs in Electronics, Computer Repair, Networking, Computer Science, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Insurance Coding (Coders and Billers) and Computerized Business Management Career Fields.
School Highlights
Career College of Northern Nevada serves 581 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Career College of Northern Nevada is one of 2 community colleges within Washoe County, NV.
The nearest community college is Truckee Meadows Community College (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
College Career College of Northern Nevada (NV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 37 staff
38 staff
Number of Programs Offered 7 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 581 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 581 students 944 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
# Full-Time Students 581 students
919 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.59 0.70

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Our computer training programs were designed with the prospective employer in mind, and our facility is one of the most modern and well equipped educational facilities of its type in Northern Nevada. Each Area of study has a local advisory committee comprised of employers from area businesses. These advisory committees help us offer up-to-date programs that are satisfying the needs of the local employers. When you train at Career College of Northern Nevada (CCNN), you're not just getting an education, you are planning for a CAREER that is tailored to the needs of the employment community. CCNN offers short diploma programs for the Microcomputer Office Specialist with a focus on Information Processing and Legal Office. Graduates of these programs are prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification examinations right here on campus since we are an approved testing facility. We also offer short diploma programs in Medical Assisting and Electronics Repair Technician. Graduates of the Electronics Repair Technician programs are prepared to work in a variety of fields that repair and install electronic devices and equipment. Associate of Occupational Studies Degree Programs are offered in: Computerized Business Management, Medical Assisting and Electronic Engineering Technology (EET). Extracurricular activities, which have included various student committees, school newspaper, social functions, field trips and intra-collegiate athletics, vary from year to year according to the inclination of the students. Career College of Northern Nevada is accredited as a Main Campus by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,

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Did You Know?
For Nevada public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,700 per year for in-state students and $9,345 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,552 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nevada community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Nevada is The Art Institute of Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.