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Nevada is a western state known for its mountainous ranges and desert valleys. Though it is a large state in area, most people are concentrated in the Clark and Nye counties, which include Las Vegas. There are 43 colleges and universities located in the state, 20 of which offer online courses. These online colleges in Nevada are also some of the top colleges in Nevada. They offer a variety of degree options for students that reside both in and out of state. Public colleges and universities in Nevada are managed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. This state association helps make decisions about the budget, policies and procedures, and academic affairs, all of which affect the higher education system in the state. The association’s website provides a list of public institutions, which includes community colleges in Nebraska. The state of Nevada also has a pre-paid tuition plan that allows families to pre-pay their children’s future tuitions at the best colleges in Nevada to avoid future tuition increases.

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College of Southern Nevada
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164
(702) 651-5000

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation & Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
DeVry University-Nevada
2490 Paseo Verde Parkway
Ste 150, Henderson, Nevada 89074-7120
(702) 933-9700

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Great Basin College
1500 College Pky
Elko, Nevada 89801
(775) 738-8493

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
ITT Technical Institute-Henderson
168 N Gibson Rd
Henderson, Nevada 89014
(702) 558-5404

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Las Vegas College
170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, Nevada 89074
(702) 567-1920

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Nevada State College
1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89015
(702) 992-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Sierra Nevada College
999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, Nevada 89451
(775) 831-1314

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
The Art Institute of Las Vegas
2350 Corporate Circle
Henderson, Nevada 89074-7737
(702) 369-9944

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology & Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999
(775) 673-7000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154
(702) 895-3011

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
University of Nevada-Reno
Reno
Nevada 89557
(775) 784-1110

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus
7455 W. Washington Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4337
(800) 554-4665

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
Western Nevada College
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399
(775) 445-3000

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities