College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164

About College of Southern Nevada

College of Southern Nevada is classified as a public, four-year institution classified as a “Primarily Associate’s” college. Although this is a baccalaureate-granting institution, less than 10% of degrees earned at this institution are bachelor’s degrees. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate42,108
Student Age% Under 2549%
 % 25 and Over50%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time24%
 % Part-time76%
Race/Ethnicity% White43.4%
 % Black11.0%
 % Asian11.4%
 % Latino24.7%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Race Unknown5.2%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$5
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,243
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,590
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid45%
 % Undergraduates with Loans10%
 % Undergraduates with Grants45%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,700
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,780
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,780

Neighborhood Data for the Las Vegas Area

Median Age35.8
Median Household Income$54,174
Total Population584,413
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.6% 49.4%
 Age 0-952.1%47.9%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2453.6%46.4%
 Age 25-2949.2%50.8%
 Age 30-3950.3%49.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White70.3%
 % Black11.0%
 % Asian5.9%
 % Latino31.3%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.5%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,700
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$860
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50029.4%11.2%2.1%
 $500 to $74949.1%34.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.8%41.3%37.5%
 Over $10004.7%12.6%47.9%
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