Nevada Community Colleges

  • There are 12 community colleges located throughout Nevada (4 public colleges and 8 private colleges), serving 54,395 students.
  • 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 $15,978 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Nevada community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 53% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 37:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NV) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
24%
Black
8%
White
47%
Hawaiian
1%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
7%
NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Nevada Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • 2350 Corporate Circle
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)369-9944

    952 students
  • 1421 Pullman Dr.
    Sparks NV  89434
    (775)856-2266

    581 students
  • 6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
    Las Vegas NV  89146
    (702)651-5000

    31,023 students
  • Deep Springs College
    Private, non-profit
    HC 72 Box 45001
    Dyer NV  89010
    (760) 872-2000

    27 students
  • Everest College-Henderson
    Pivate, for profit
    170 North Stephaine Suite 145
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)567-1920

    800 students
  • 1500 College Parkway
    Elko NV  89801
    (775)738-8493

    3,024 students
  • 2300 Corporate Circle, Suite 100
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)558-5404

    412 students
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas
    Pivate, for profit
    3535 W. Sahara Avenue
    Las Vegas NV  89102
    (702)368-2338

    944 students
  • 1451 Center Crossing Road
    Las Vegas NV  89144
    (702)365-7690

    587 students
  • 3333 East Flamingo Road
    Las Vegas NV  89121
    (702)458-9650

    988 students
  • 7000 Dandini Blvd
    Reno NV  89512
    (775)673-7000

    11,106 students
  • 2201 West College Parkway
    Carson City NV  89703
    (775)445-3000

    3,951 students
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