Nevada Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Nevada?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Nevada was $4,544 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $473 from the 2015-2016 average of $4,071 and represents a 11.62% 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 21,541 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,169. University of Nevada Las Vegas is the most expensive public school in Nevada with an in-state tuition of $7,169.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Nevada Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, 10,068 Students
$2,997 - -
Great Basin College
Elko, 939 Students
$2,963 - -
Nevada State College
Henderson, 1,805 Students
$4,710 - -
Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno, 2,927 Students
$2,588 - -
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, 21,541 Students
$7,169 41 72
University of Nevada Reno
Reno, 16,768 Students
$6,465 48 66
Western Nevada College
Carson City, 1,182 Students
$2,963 - -