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Nevada Teaching Colleges

10 Colleges
1,475 Yearly Graduations
$34,219 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$19,328 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly teaching graduations, Nevada is ranked #41 in the country with 1,475 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,555 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,707 a year.

About 34% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $4,832 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
712 Yearly Degrees
$8,171 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,827 undergraduates at UNLV, of which 19,523 are full-time, and there are 31,171 students altogether. For undergraduates at UNLV, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,324 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UNLV with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$8,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nevada - Reno is 20,993, of which 17,297 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,788 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,928 a year. UNR has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNR is $37,700.

#3

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$3,608 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,164 full-time undergraduates at CSN, and 33,942 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

14% of CSN students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,484 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 27.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

#4

Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees
$35,508 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 755 students at SNC in total, 371 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 331 are full-time. It takes the average SNC undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,381 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SNC is $27,300.

#5

Nevada State College

Henderson, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$5,663 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,531 undergraduates at NSC, of which 2,001 are full-time, and there are 5,584 students altogether. For undergraduates at NSC, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 28% of accepted students are men, and 72% are women.

10% of NSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $2,879 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,000 during the early-career years.

#6

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$3,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,022 full-time undergraduates at Great Basin College, and 3,852 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Great Basin College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,226 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$2,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,316 students at Truckee Meadows Community College in total, 3,065 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

6% of Truckee Meadows Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#8

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$9,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 66 undergraduates at Touro University Nevada, of which 62 are full-time, and there are 1,530 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

Touro University Nevada has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#9

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$3,428 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,702 students at WNC in total, 1,227 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at WNC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,963 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WNC is $25,700.

#10

University of Phoenix - Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 225 students at UOPX - Nevada in total, 182 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 182 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UOPX - Nevada is 5.5 years.

Roughly 100% of students at UOPX - Nevada take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,500 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UOPX - Nevada with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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