College of Southern Nevada

  • 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 33,942 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.

Top Rankings

College of Southern Nevada ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,691 teachers has grown by 71% over five years.
College of Southern Nevada(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty1,691 staff90 staff
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Student Body

The student population of College of Southern Nevada has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 41:1 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 Enrollment33,942 students3,852 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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# Full-Time Students10,164 students1,022 students
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# Part-Time Students23,778 students2,830 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
10%
8%
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% Hispanic
34%
32%
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% Black
11%
9%
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% White
29%
38%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
6%
5%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.770.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,500$32,800
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Tuition Cost 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 7% 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 stayed relatively flat 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 Aid84%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,000$10,900
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,460$5,423
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Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Softball,
Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to College of Southern Nevada is Northwest Career College - Las Vegas (3.3 miles away).
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