Career College of Northern Nevada

1421 Pullman Dr.
Sparks, NV 89434-7905
Tel: (775)856-2266
  • 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 401 students (116% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% 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 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Career College of Northern Nevada(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty29 staff40 staff
Career College of Northern Nevada Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered79

Student Body

  • The student population of 401 has declined by 28% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment401 students3,024 students
Career College of Northern Nevada Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:137:1
Career College of Northern Nevada Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students467 students919 students
Career College of Northern Nevada Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Career College of Northern Nevada Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Career College of Northern Nevada American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Career College of Northern Nevada Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Career College of Northern Nevada Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Career College of Northern Nevada Black (2007-2016)
% White
Career College of Northern Nevada White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Career College of Northern Nevada More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Career College of Northern Nevada Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.70
Career College of Northern Nevada Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Career College of Northern Nevada Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,000$32,800
Career College of Northern Nevada Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%87%
    Career College of Northern Nevada % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$14,020$11,833
    Career College of Northern Nevada Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,232$6,195
    Career College of Northern Nevada Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%54%
    Career College of Northern Nevada Percent Admitted (2008-2010)
    Source: 2016 (or 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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