Top Las Vegas Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Las Vegas, Nevada, serving 33,542 students.
  • Clark County, NV community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 39:1.

Top Las Vegas, NV Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
    Las Vegas NV  89146
    (702)651-5000

    31,023 students
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas
    Private, 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
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