Best Nevada Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 11 community colleges serving 55,459 students in Nevada (5 public colleges and 6 private colleges).
For Nevada community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,160 per year for in-state students and $10,476 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,432 per year (view national tuition costs).
Nevada community colleges have a diversity score of 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 62% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 38:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NV) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
27%
Black
8%
White
38%
Hawaiian
1%
Two or more races
5%
Non Resident
5%
Unknown
7%
NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Nevada Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 1500 College Parkway
    Elko NV  89801
    (775) 738-8493

    3,451 students
  • 170 North Stephaine Suite 145
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702) 567-1920

    97 students
  • 2350 Corporate Circle
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702) 369-9944

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

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

    34,169 students
  • Deep Springs College
    Private, non-profit
    HC 72 Box 45001
    Dyer NV  89010
    (760) 872-2000

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

    587 students
  • Northwest Career College
    Private, for profit
    7398 Smoke Ranch Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89128
    Las Vegas NV  89128
    (702) 254-7577

    1,265 students
  • 3333 East Flamingo Road
    Las Vegas NV  89121
    (702) 458-9650

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

    10,861 students
  • 2201 West College Parkway
    Carson City NV  89703
    (775) 445-3000

    3,327 students
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