- College of Southern Nevada serves 33,525 students (29% of students are full-time).
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the college average of 21:1.
- Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body.
- College of Southern Nevada is one of 8 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
- The nearest community college is The Art Institute Of Las Vegas (12.3 miles away).
College of Southern Nevada
Community College Avg.
|Institution Level||Four or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|805 staff||63 staff|
|Total Enrollment||33,525 students||1,418 students|
|Student / Staff Ratio||1:42||1:21|
|# Full-Time Students||9,819 students||1,262 students|
|# Part-Time Students||23,706 students||1,508 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||2%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
- Founded in 1971, CCSN is Nevada's largest institution of higher education and the 4th largest community college of its kind in the nation. CCSN operates in over 50 locations including 3 main campuses and 12 learning centers in 4 counties covering 42,000 square miles. With student success as our number one priority, CCSN educates over 35,000 students each semester in over 200 career fields featuring 80 associate degree and certificate programs. Our mission ensures that we serve the diverse needs of the residents of Southern Nevada by responding to the educational needs of the communities and businesses within the CCSN service area.
- CCSN provides excellence in teaching within innovative, student centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. Our faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while our facilities reflect our commitment to the latest in technology.
- Opened in 1974, the Cheyenne Campus is the oldest of our three main campuses. Most of the campus is housed under one roof and this creates a feeling of togetherness throughout the campus. Our student services areas are centralized making for easy access to critical areas such as Financial Aid and Testing & Assessment. Over 12,000 students take advantage of a very strong curriculum with more than 1100 courses offered on our campus. With a state-of-the-art Computer Lab staffed with highly qualified professionals, the Cheyenne Campus offers a comprehensive learning environment for our students.
- Several key programs are located at the Cheyenne Campus. The Culinary Arts program is a model for many institutions across the country and has produced gold and silver medal winners in various national competitions. The Automotive Technology program is the national pilot program location for the GM Assessment Center and is the first outside location allowed to perform the General Motors/Raytheon GM Technician Hands-On Assessment Courses.
- Sports Associations Memberships: National Athletic Association, National Junior College Athletic Association
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