Las Vegas College

170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Mission of Las Vegas College is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The college thus provides an invaluable and timely service to society by preparing candidates to meet and exceed existing needs in the employment arena. We are totally committed to this objective and to the success of our students.

School Highlights

Las Vegas College serves 399 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 56%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Las Vegas College
(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
19 staff
90 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Las Vegas College has grown by 131% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Las Vegas College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
399 students
3,772 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
399 students
1,062 students
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# Part-Time Students
48 students
2,710 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
274 students
229 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
399 students
1,062 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
14 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,710 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
10%
9%
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% Hispanic
15%
29%
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% Black
15%
7%
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% White
44%
41%
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% Hawaiian
5%
1%
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% Two or more races
2%
6%
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% Non Resident races
5%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.75
0.73
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
58%
58%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,500
$32,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,000 is more than the state average of $14,315. The private state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,000
$14,315
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,444
$9,763
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,906
$4,749
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Acceptance Rate
54%
54%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Las Vegas College was founded by Betty Krolak in 1979 under the name Krolak Business Institute. Barbara A. and E. T. Paulus purchased the Institute in December of 1980 and incorporated it under the name of TO-Ba Corporation. The Institute was granted a license to award Associate degrees on January 7, 1986, and the Institute�s name was changed to Las Vegas Business College. The college was acquired by Rhodes Colleges, Inc. on October 17, 1996. At that time, the name of the institution was changed to Las Vegas College. To better accomodate the needs of the students and community, Las Vegas College added the Henderson, NV campus in addition to its Las Vegas location. In 2005, the Las Vegas Campus merged with the Henderson campus. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields. Las Vegas College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award occupational associate's degrees and diplomas.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Las Vegas College cost?
Las Vegas College's private state tuition is approximately $15,000.
What schools are Las Vegas College often compared to?
Las Vegas Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like College of Southern Nevada by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Las Vegas College?
The acceptance rate of Las Vegas College is 54%, which is equal to the state average of 54%.
What is Las Vegas College's ranking?
Las Vegas College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Nevada for: Least debt for graduating students.
In what neighborhood is Las Vegas College located?
Las Vegas College is located in the Gibson Springs neighborhood of Henderson, NV.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Minority enrollment: 56%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Clark County, NV community colleges have a diversity score of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Clark County, NV is Northwest Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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