College of Southern Nevada

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)


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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Air Force
Weekend/evening college

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

(702) 651-5000   

The mission of the College of Southern Nevada is to implement the NSHE mission by identifying the needs of the citizens of Southern Nevada and providing educational and support services to meet those needs in the areas of general education, transfer preparation, vocational education, basic skills development, adult education and community service. In meeting the needs of the community it serves the College provides student-centered services that recognize the uniqueness of the individual, demonstrate excellence, utilize up-to-date facilities, emphasize comprehensive use of technology, and rely upon the collaborative efforts of the College, the students and the community.

Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $2,700 $2,700 $2,559
In State $2,700 $2,700 $2,559
Out of State $9,345 $9,345 $8,902
Books and Supplies $1,020 $1,000 $800
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $7,464 $7,318 $6,800
Other Expenses $5,097 $4,997 $3,800
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $4,997 $3,800

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
50.0% $4,268
State/Local Grant
31.0% $1,407
Institutional Grants
22.0% $1,140
Loans 10.0% $6,378
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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