6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 29,965 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 29,965 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,700
  • Out-state tuition: $9,345
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 67%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

College of Southern Nevada ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,691 teachers has grown by 121% over five years.
College of Southern Nevada
(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
1,691 staff
90 staff
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Student Body

The student population of College of Southern Nevada has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The College of Southern Nevada diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
29,965 students
3,772 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
9,431 students
1,062 students
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# Part-Time Students
20,534 students
2,710 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
211 students
229 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
9,431 students
1,062 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
14 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
20,534 students
2,710 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
12%
9%
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% Hispanic
31%
29%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
33%
41%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
7%
6%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score
0.77
0.73
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
58%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
11.61%
1.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,500
$32,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,700 is equal to the state average of $2,700. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% 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 declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,700
$2,700
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,345
$9,345
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,500
$9,763
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,785
$4,749
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Baseball, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does College of Southern Nevada cost?

College of Southern Nevada's tuition is approximately $2,700 for In-State students and $9,345 for Out-State students.

What sports does College of Southern Nevada offer?

College of Southern Nevada offers 3 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Softball and Volleyball.

What is College of Southern Nevada's ranking?

College of Southern Nevada ranks among the top 20% of community college in Nevada for: Least expensive tuition and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 29,965 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,700
  • Out-state tuition: $9,345
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 67%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Clark County, NV community colleges have a diversity score of 0.77, which is higher than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Clark County, NV is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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