Nevada Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Nevada?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Nevada was $10,850 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $3,092 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Nevada in the middle of the pack as the 37th most expensive and 16th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $103 from the 2015-2016 average of $10,747 and represents a 0.96% annual increase. The list of Nevada colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 12 colleges and universities in Nevada, the most popular being University of Nevada Las Vegas with 20,833 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,517. Sierra Nevada College is the most expensive in Nevada with an in-state tuition of $30,321.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Nevada colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Nevada or cheap Nevada colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Nevada Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, 9,137 Students
$2,745 - -
DeVry University Nevada
Henderson, 203 Students
$15,835 - -
Great Basin College
Elko, 918 Students
$2,745 - -
Morrison University
Reno, 143 Students
$6,324 - -
Nevada State College
Henderson, 1,539 Students
$4,403 - -
Sierra Nevada College
Incline Village, 851 Students
$30,321 43 34
Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno, 2,843 Students
$2,745 - -
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, 20,833 Students
$6,517 34 64
University of Nevada Reno
Reno, 16,832 Students
$6,218 47 67
University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus
Las Vegas, 2,500 Students
$10,531 - -
University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus
Reno, 401 Students
$10,560 - -
Western Nevada College
Carson City, 1,231 Students
$2,745 - -