Nevada Best Colleges Comparison

View the Nevada Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Nevada Statistics

There are 47 colleges in Nevada - 8 public and 39 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $17,843 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $22,274. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,122 and the average acceptance rate is 85% for Nevada Best Colleges Comparison.
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2019-2020 Colleges In Nevada Statistics
Top 4 colleges in NevadaAll colleges in Nevada
Number of Schools4 schools
(2 public, 2 private)
47 schools
(8 public, 39 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,663 (in-state)
$23,642 (out-of-state)
$5,360 (in-state)
$17,843 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,449 (in-state)
$20,249 (out-of-state)
$5,929 (in-state)
$22,274 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$8,388$4,960
Test Scores1,122 SAT, 22 ACT 1,122 SAT, 22 ACT
Acceptance Rate79.33% 84.64%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.33% 57.00%
Population52,624121,682
Undergraduate43,110109,104
Graduate9,51412,578
Graduation Rate39.25%54.79%
Transfer-out Rate26.00%15.11%
Students to Faculty Ratio13.00 to 116.93 to 1

Top Colleges In Nevada Comparison

Next table lists the top 4 colleges in Nevada for academic year 2019-2020. University of Nevada-Reno ranked top in the Nevada Best Colleges Comparison and University of Nevada-Las Vegas and Sierra Nevada University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $23,642 for undergraduate programs $20,249 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Nevada is 1,122 and the acceptance rate is 79.33%. The average students to faculty ratio is 13.00 to 1 for top colleges in Nevada. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Nevada Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Nevada-Reno
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Public, 4 yearsReno, NV
$24,680
($8,588)
$6,872 20,72288% 1,165 SAT
23 ACT
17 to 1
2 University of Nevada-Las Vegas
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Public, 4 yearsLas Vegas, NV
$24,828
($8,737)
$5,518 31,14283% 1,140 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
3 Sierra Nevada University
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Private, 4 yearsIncline Village, NV
$35,508 $17,919 61767% 1,060 SAT
20 ACT
9 to 1
4 University of Phoenix-Nevada
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Private, 4 yearsLas Vegas, NV
$9,552 $3,244 143- - 8 to 1
Average$23,642
($8,663)
$8,388 52,62479.33% 1,122 SAT 13.00 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020