Career College of Northern Nevada

Tel: (775)856-2266
556 students
Public institution
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:
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Career College of Northern Nevada serves 556 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 278:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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Career College of Northern Nevada is one of 2 community colleges within Washoe County, NV.
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The nearest community college is Truckee Meadows Community College (4.59 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Career College of Northern Nevada 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 Public
Total Faculty 31 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 556 teachers has grown by 139% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 278:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 556 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 278:1
# Full-Time Students 556 students
814 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% 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. 0.57 0.53
Source: 2005 (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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For Nevada public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,700 per year for in-state students and $9,413 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,128 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Nevada is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.