Colleges and Universities in Nevada

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Las Vegas, Nevada
$20.600 Public 85%
2
Reno, Nevada
$20.520 Public 84%
3
Las Vegas, Nevada
$9.345 Public 0%
4
Reno, Nevada
$9.345 Public 0%
5
Las Vegas, Nevada
$11.291 Private For-Profit 0%
6
Carson City, Nevada
$9.345 Public 0%
7
Henderson, Nevada
$14.758 Public 50%
8
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
9
Elko, Nevada
$9.345 Public 0%
10
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 87%
11
Las Vegas, Nevada
$12.911 Private For-Profit 0%
12
Henderson, Nevada
$17.416 Private For-Profit 73%
13
Henderson, Nevada
$15.552 Private For-Profit 72%
14
Sparks, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
15
Las Vegas, Nevada
$12.178 Private For-Profit 0%
16
Incline Village, Nevada
$28.483 Private Non-Profit 58%
17
North Las Vegas, Nevada
$18.048 Private For-Profit 97%
18
Henderson, Nevada
$18.048 Private For-Profit 95%
19
Henderson, Nevada
$15.000 Private For-Profit 0%
20
Sparks, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
21
Reno, Nevada
$0 100%
22
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
23
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
24
Reno, Nevada
$0 0%
25
Henderson, Nevada
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
26
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
27
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
28
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
29
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 100%
30
Henderson, Nevada
$15.915 Private For-Profit 86%
31
Reno, Nevada
$0 0%
32
Reno, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
33
Reno, Nevada
$6.549 Private For-Profit 0%
34
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
35
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
36
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 70%
37
Reno, Nevada
$0 0%
38
Henderson, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 70%
39
Carson City, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
40
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 100%
41
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
42
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
43
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
44
Henderson, Nevada
$0 0%
45
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
46
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
47
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
48
Las Vegas, Nevada
$0 0%
49
Henderson, Nevada
$0 0%

Education in Nevada

As of June 2014, 26.13 of Nevada’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 7.31, four-year graduates – 14.78 and Master graduates – 5.1 of the Nevada population.

Education of Nevada

As of June 2014, the Nevada’s average income per capita is 27003, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 54083. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 7.3 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 36.2. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 8.1 and 0 respectively.

Cost of living in Nevada

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Nevada makes 102, with the cost of food being 101.3 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 103. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 107. The index of Nevada’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 86. The average transportation costs make 105, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 98 points.

Air pollution and health in Nevada

Nevada’s index of air quality is 56.1 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 42 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 91 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 188 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Nevada

Nevada’s annual rainfall is 6.7 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 10.6, while the United States in general get 25. There are 36 days with measurable precipitation, and 252 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 97.3 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 25.4 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 73 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov