Public Colleges in Nevada

The 2023 Directory of Nevada Public Colleges and Costs

Nevada Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Nevada?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Nevada was $5,138 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $316 from the 2019-2020 average of $4,822 and represents a 6.55% annual increase. The list of Nevada public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Nevada and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 7 public colleges and universities in Nevada, the most popular being University of Nevada Las Vegas with 22,453 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,949. University of Nevada Las Vegas is the most expensive public school in Nevada with an in-state tuition of $7,949.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Nevada Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

$3,293 NA NA
Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada

$3,428 NA NA
Nevada State College

Henderson, Nevada

$5,400 NA NA
Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, Nevada

$2,634 NA NA
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada

$7,949 51 36
University of Nevada Reno

Reno, Nevada

$7,470 58 46
Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada

$3,293 NA NA