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Cheapest Colleges in Nevada by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Nevada these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Nevada list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Nevada tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Nevada are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Nevada? Leading the colleges list is Great Basin College in Elko with an in state total cost of $11,380.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Nevada's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$11,380
In State Total Cost
1) Great Basin College
Elko, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$11,563
In State Total Cost
2) College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$13,530
In State Total Cost
3) Western Nevada College
Carson City, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$15,217
In State Total Cost
4) Nevada State College
Henderson, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$17,521
In State Total Cost
5) University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus
Las Vegas, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$17,550
In State Total Cost
6) University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus
Reno, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$19,000
In State Total Cost
7) University of Nevada Reno
Reno, Public Not For Profit
48 68
$19,191
In State Total Cost
8) University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Public Not For Profit
34 64
$21,352
In State Total Cost
9) International Academy of Design and Technology Henderson
Henderson, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$24,345
In State Total Cost
10) DeVry University Nevada
Henderson, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,672
In State Total Cost
11) Morrison University
Reno, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,785
In State Total Cost
12) ITT Technical Institute Henderson
Henderson, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,785
In State Total Cost
13) ITT Technical Institute Las Vegas
North Las Vegas, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$29,713
In State Total Cost
14) The Art Institute of Las Vegas
Henderson, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$45,082
In State Total Cost
15) Sierra Nevada College
Incline Village, Private Not For Profit
53 46