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Nevada Colleges

Nevada Colleges For Two-Year Associate Degrees
The Nevada Systems of Higher Education (NSHE) has four two-year public colleges. These schools offer low tuition, substantial career preparation, and the chance to combine part-time work with education. Students can earn certificates or associate degrees.

College of Southern Nevada
Website: www.csn.edu
Phone: (702) 651-4060
Location: Cheyenne, West Charleston & Henderson Campuses in Las Vegas.  The College of Southern Nevada offers two-year associate degrees, one-year certificates of achievement in more than 200 career fields, university transfer preparation, select bachelor's degrees, and skill training to secure employment or professional development.

Great Basin College
Website: www.gbcnv.edu
Phone: (775) 753-2102
Location: Elko
Great Basin College is Nevada’s first community college that serves five counties in northeastern Nevada, featuring select bachelor degrees, two-year associate degrees and one-year certificates of achievement.

Truckee Meadows Community College
Website: www.tmcc.edu
Phone: (775) 673-7042
Location: Reno
Truckee Meadows Community College offers more than 100 associate degrees and certificate of achievement programs ranging from automotive technology to nursing to paralegal.

Western Nevada College

Website: www.wnc.edu
Phone: (775) 445-3277
Location: Carson City
Western Nevada College is located in Carson City and offers more than 50 associate degrees or certificate of achievement programs, as well as a Bachelor of Technology.

Nevada Universities and Four-Year Colleges
Nevada has three primary four-year Colleges and Universities. Four-year institutions usually offer two years of general education in core courses such as English, Math and Science, after which students spend the next two or more years specializing in courses related to a major field of study.

Nevada State College
Website: www.nsc.nevada.edu
Phone: (702) 992-2130
Location: Henderson
Nevada State College is the newest public college within the Nevada System of Higher Education. Nevada State is a four-year college dedicated to providing students with outstanding teaching, mentoring, and advising on a personal level. Nevada State College offers bachelor degrees in Business, Education, Nursing, Visual Media and Computing, Biology, Environmental Science, Psychology, English, History, Integrated Studies, Law Enforcement and more.  

University Of Nevada, Las Vegas
Website: www.unlv.edu
Phone: (702) 774-UNLV(8658)
Location: Las Vegas
UNLV’s academic colleges and schools offer more than 180 undergraduate, masters and doctoral degree programs to its students. It is the state’s largest comprehensive doctoral-degree granting institution with more than 28,000 students. UNLV provides traditional and professional academic programs for a diverse student body and embraces the interdependence of quality instruction, scholarly pursuits, and substantive involvements in campus and community life.

University Of Nevada, Reno
Website: www.unr.edu
Phone: (866) 2-NEVADA(263-8232)
Location: Reno
Established in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the oldest institution, offering more than 70 undergraduate majors and 150 academic programs. More than 91 percent of classes are taught by faculty members and the student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. At the University, undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in a diverse range of research projects, working closely with faculty mentors. UNR is one of the top 120 universities in America for funded research, according to the Carnegie Foundation, and repeatedly ranks as one of the nation’s best universities by U.S. News Report. With more than $80 million in research expenditures, UNR is the leading research enterprise in Nevada’s higher education system. Facilities include technologically advanced classrooms and first-class laboratories. Learning is a partnership between students and faculty involving studying, research and hands-on experience. Students can get involved with over 150 clubs and organizations, sororities, fraternities and the study abroad program. Seven residence halls offer a variety of living options, including living learning communities. Aside from receiving an extraordinary education, UNR offers numerous opportunities for financial aid and scholarships.


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