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Nevada is the 35th most populous state. Nevada has a nickname of ‘The Silver State’. This is because the importance of silver to their history and economy. A very unique feature of Nevada is that it’s the driest state in the U.S. Summers in this state tend to be very hot with the highest temperature being 125⁰F in 1994. Winters are often are very cold and long. If you’re looking to stay away from the rain, Nevada is the perfect place for you. Here are the top ten most populous colleges and universities.

College of Southern Nevada

This college has a population of about 37,800 students. The College of Southern Nevada is the most ethnically diverse institution in the state of Nevada. This campus offers more than 190 degree options.

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

The University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a population of about 27,400 students. 56% of this campus is consisted of women. Also 82% of students on this campus are residents.

University of Nevada-Reno

The University of Nevada-Reno has a population of about 18,000 students. 88% students who apply at this university are admitted. In-state tuition stands at about $4,800 a year.  

Truckee Meadows Community College

Truckee Meadows Community College has a population of about 11,200 students. This college has offers 40 plus programs of study. Most attractively, 100% of the students who apply are admitted.

Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College has a population of about 4,300 students. This college has a low tuition at about $2,100 a year! This college is the only 4 year state college in Nevada.

Great Basin College

Great Basin College has a population of about 3,400 students. This campus has an A- safety grade. Also, the student to faculty ratio is 16:1.

Nevada State College

This college has a population of about 3,200 students. The college is the newest institution for higher education in Nevada. Most attractively, this campus has a satellite campus in downtown Henderson, NV.

University of Phoenix-Las Vegas

The University of Phoenix-Las Vegas has a population of about 2,900 students. This university is private for profit. Tuition for this school stands at about $11,400 a year.

Touro University Nevada

Touro University has a population of about 1,400 students. This university is a Jewish sponsored university. This university is mostly consisted of medical and education programs.

The Art Institute of Las Vegas

This institute has a population of about 1,300 students. This campus sits on 45,000 square feet. The acceptance rate at this campus is right at 73%. 

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Institution NameCityStateType (Years)Student Population (Under Graduate)Student To Faculty RatioWebsite
Academy of Hair Design

 Academy of Hair Design,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

157

(All)

15:1
Career College of Northern Nevada

 Career College of Northern Nevada,Sparks, Nevada

Sparks

Nevada

2 but < 4

602

(All)

21:1
College of Southern Nevada

 College of Southern Nevada,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

4 or > 4

37,717

(All)

24:1
The Art Institute of Las Vegas

 The Art Institute of Las Vegas,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

1,232

(All)

19:1
Everest College-Henderson

 Everest College-Henderson,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

2 but < 4

1,031

(All)

20:1
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Las Vegas

 Marinello Schools of Beauty-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

424

(All)

23:1
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

 University of Nevada-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

4 or > 4

27,364

(22,137)

22:1
University of Nevada-Reno

 University of Nevada-Reno,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

4 or > 4

18,004

(14,820)

26:1
Great Basin College

 Great Basin College,Elko, Nevada

Elko

Nevada

4 or > 4

3,363

(All)

16:1
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Reno

 Marinello Schools of Beauty-Reno,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

2 but < 4

295

(All)

10:1
Morrison University

 Morrison University,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

4 or > 4

332

(288)

19:1
Sierra Nevada College

 Sierra Nevada College,Incline Village, Nevada

Incline Village

Nevada

4 or > 4

1,025

(574)

14:1
Truckee Meadows Community College

 Truckee Meadows Community College,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

2 but < 4

11,131

(All)

19:1
Nevada System of Higher Education-System Office

 Nevada System of Higher Education-System Office,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

4 or > 4

:1
Western Nevada College

 Western Nevada College,Carson City, Nevada

Carson City

Nevada

4 or > 4

4,277

(All)

19:1
Academy of Healing Arts

 Academy of Healing Arts,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

:1
Kaplan College-Las Vegas

 Kaplan College-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

765

(All)

25:1
Carson City Beauty Academy

 Carson City Beauty Academy,Carson City, Nevada

Carson City

Nevada

2 but < 4

100

(All)

10:1
Nevada Career Institute

 Nevada Career Institute,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

207

(All)

16:1
University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

 University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

4 or > 4

2,879

(2,202)

22:1
ITT Technical Institute-Henderson

 ITT Technical Institute-Henderson,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

816

(All)

19:1
Nevada State College

 Nevada State College,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

3,192

(All)

32:1
Anthem Institute-Las Vegas

 Anthem Institute-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

602

(All)

32:1
Milan Institute-Sparks

 Milan Institute-Sparks,Sparks, Nevada

Sparks

Nevada

< 2

364

(All)

22:1
DeVry University-Nevada

 DeVry University-Nevada,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

384

(All)

30:1
Expertise Cosmetology Institute

 Expertise Cosmetology Institute,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

38

(All)

6:1
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas

 Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

803

(All)

29:1
Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas

 Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

1,167

(All)

25:1
Roseman University of Health Sciences

 Roseman University of Health Sciences,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

1,151

(292)

6:1
Northwest Health Careers

 Northwest Health Careers,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

304

(All)

20:1
International Academy of Design and Technology-Henderson

 International Academy of Design and Technology-Henderson,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

711

(All)

19:1
University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

 University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

4 or > 4

454

(367)

10:1
Institute of Professional Careers

 Institute of Professional Careers,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

14

(All)

13:1
Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin

 Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

236

(All)

19:1
Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Green Valley

 Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Green Valley,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

2 but < 4

225

(All)

22:1
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno

 Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

2 but < 4

300

(All)

28:1
Casal Institute of Nevada

 Casal Institute of Nevada,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

99

(All)

12:1
Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Las Vegas

 Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

237

(All)

19:1
Carrington College-Las Vegas

 Carrington College-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

190

(All)

14:1
Carrington College-Reno

 Carrington College-Reno,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

2 but < 4

296

(All)

13:1
International Academy of Style

 International Academy of Style,Reno, Nevada

Reno

Nevada

2 but < 4

118

(All)

11:1
European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas

 European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

21

(All)

4:1
ITT Technical Institute–Las Vegas

 ITT Technical Institute–Las Vegas,North Las Vegas, Nevada

North Las Vegas

Nevada

4 or > 4

581

(All)

25:1
Touro University Nevada

 Touro University Nevada,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

1,378

(60)

11:1
Advanced Training Institute

 Advanced Training Institute,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

246

(All)

14:1
Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas

 Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

2 but < 4

170

(All)

15:1
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Nevada

 DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Nevada,Henderson, Nevada

Henderson

Nevada

4 or > 4

168

()

:1
Utah College of Massage Therapy-Vegas

 Utah College of Massage Therapy-Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas

Nevada

< 2

456

(All)

25:1