Career College of Northern Nevada

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Career College of Northern Nevada will equip you with the training you need to succeed. Do you want to complete your diploma or degree program quickly? If so, CCNN is the place for you. We eliminate non-vocational training so you can stay focused on the core subjects that will matter to you in your career.
At CCNN, we prepare you for a real future. We know what employers want, and our hands-on training programs give you the confidence needed to show them that you've got it. You won't leave CCNN with just the training theories. You'll be fully qualified to land the job, keep the job and excel in the job.
Diploma Programs:
  • HVAC/R Service Technician - Train to install and maintain heating and cooling systems for residences and commercial businesses.
  • Welding and Fabrication - Learn the primary functions of a successful welding and fabrication specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Technician
Associate of Occupational Studies Degrees:
  • Health Information Management - Prepare to perform medical insurance management duties, which include billing, submitting denied claims for appeal, explaining insurance procedures, coverage and benefits to patients, and more.
  • Medical Assisting - Train to complete clinical and administrative tasks for physicians and other health practitioners in a variety of settings.
  • Information Technology Specialist - Acquire the skills needed to maximize the potential of modern businesses, with an emphasis in virtualization, iPhone, iPad and tablet integration, and cloud computing technologies.
  • Industrial Electronics Technology - Learn to work with emerging engineering technologies, including robotics, hydraulics, fiber optics, smart home technology, security/surveillance systems, and more .
We offer convenient morning, afternoon and evening classes,(weekends for HVAC and Welding) as well as graduate placement services. Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and we are approved for Veteran's Training.
Admissions hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday by appointment only.
School Highlights
  • Career College of Northern Nevada serves 401 students (116% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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 to Career College of Northern Nevada is Truckee Meadows Community College (4.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Career College of Northern Nevada places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 Faculty36 staff40 staff
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Number of Programs Offered79

Student Body

  • The student population of Career College of Northern Nevada has declined by 30% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The Career College of Northern Nevada 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:137:1
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# Full-Time Students467 students919 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
3%
8%
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% Hispanic
33%
24%
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% Black
32%
8%
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% White
56%
47%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
7%
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Diversity Score0.570.70
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College Completion Rate
59%
54%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,000$30,300
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%87%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$14,020$11,591
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,232$5,500
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    Acceptance Rate100%55%
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    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Financial aid is only available to those who qualify.

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