College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Tel: (702)651-5000
31,023 students
Public institution
  • Our College focuses on the needs of the citizens of Southern Nevada by providing educational and support services to meet those needs in the areas of transfer preparation, general education, vocational education, basic skills development, adult education and community service.
School Highlights
College of Southern Nevada serves 31,023 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
College of Southern Nevada is one of 7 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Las Vegas (2.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 763 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
College of Southern Nevada (NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 763 staff 38 staff
College of Southern Nevada Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 31,023 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 31,023 students 944 students
College of Southern Nevada Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1 37:1
College of Southern Nevada Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 8,178 students 919 students
College of Southern Nevada Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 22,845 students 2,105 students
College of Southern Nevada Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
College of Southern Nevada Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
College of Southern Nevada American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
10%
8%
College of Southern Nevada Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
26%
24%
College of Southern Nevada Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
11%
8%
College of Southern Nevada Black (2006-2014)
% White
38%
47%
College of Southern Nevada White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
College of Southern Nevada Hawaiian (2008-2014)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
College of Southern Nevada More (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
College of Southern Nevada Non Resident (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
7%
7%
College of Southern Nevada Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.76 0.70
College of Southern Nevada Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,700 is equal to the state average of $2,700. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,345 is equal to the state average of $9,345. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $2,700
College of Southern Nevada In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,345 $9,345
College of Southern Nevada Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Softball,
Volleyball
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. The largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution in Nevada, CSN is Southern Nevada’s community college and has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers. Students can choose from 150 degree and certificate options in more than 90 areas of study, including over 25 degree and certificate programs available entirely online. Led by President Michael Richards, the college is divided into six academic schools and the non-credit Division of Workforce & Economic Development, which provides workforce training, personal enrichment and customized business training opportunities for the community. There are lots of ways for students to get involved at CSN. The college boasts a national champion NJCAA baseball team, an equally competitive softball team, one of the largest honors societies in the nation for community colleges, an active student government and many student clubs.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas
    Pivate, for profit
    944 students | 2.50 Mi3535 W. Sahara Avenue
    Las Vegas NV  89102
    (702)368-2338
    2.50944
  • 587 students | 5.20 Mi1451 Center Crossing Road
    Las Vegas NV  89144
    (702)365-7690
    5.20587
  • 988 students | 7.70 Mi3333 East Flamingo Road
    Las Vegas NV  89121
    (702)458-9650
    7.70988
  • 952 students | 11.90 Mi2350 Corporate Circle
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)369-9944
    11.90952
  • Everest College-Henderson
    Pivate, for profit
    800 students | 13.10 Mi170 North Stephaine Suite 145
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)567-1920
    13.10800

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Clark County, NV 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Clark County, NV is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.