Best Nevada Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 community colleges serving 51,442 students in Nevada (5 public colleges and 5 private colleges).
For Nevada community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,700 per year for in-state students and $9,345 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,315 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Great Basin College and Career College of Northern Nevada.
Nevada community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 59% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NV) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
9%
Hispanic
29%
Black
7%
White
41%
Hawaiian
1%
Two or more races
6%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
5%
NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Nevada Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Career College of Northern Nevada
Private, for profit
1421 Pullman Dr.
Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 856-2266
| 385 students
Great Basin College
Public
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-8493
| 3,772 students
College of Southern Nevada
Public
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 651-5000
| 29,965 students
Deep Springs College
Deep Springs College Photo
Private, non-profit
HC 72 Box 45001
Dyer, NV 89010
(760) 872-2000
| 24 students
Las Vegas College
Private for-profit
170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 567-1920
| 399 students
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas
Private, for profit
1451 Center Crossing Road
Las Vegas, NV 89144
(702) 365-7690
| 587 students
Northwest Career College
Northwest Career College Photo
Private for-profit
7398 Smoke Ranch Road, Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 254-7577
| 1,723 students
3333 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 458-9650
| 843 students
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 673-7000
| 10,249 students
Western Nevada College
Western Nevada College Photo - Western Nevada College Graphic Communications professor Jayna Conkey (left) helps a student.
Public
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
(775) 445-3000
| 3,495 students
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Community Colleges in Nevada (Closed)

School
Location
Students
2300 Corporate Circle, Suite 100
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 558-5404
| 412 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Nevada?
There are 10 community colleges serving 51,442 students in Nevada.
How much do community colleges cost in Nevada?
For Nevada community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,700 per year for in-state students and $9,345 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,315 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Nevada?
The best top ranked community colleges in Nevada include Great Basin College and Career College of Northern Nevada.
What is community college diversity score in Nevada?
Nevada community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Nevada?
Nevada community college are approximately 59% minority students (majority Hispanic).

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