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Nevada Healthcare Colleges

25 Colleges
7,967 Yearly Graduations
$42,441 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,055 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Nevada ranked #36 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 7,967 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $10,610 per year to get their degree at a college in Nevada, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,112 per year.

An estimated 52% of college students in Nevada take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,764 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
1,417 Yearly Degrees
$3,608 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Southern Nevada is 33,942, which includes 10,164 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at CSN take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,484 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 27.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CSN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
790 Yearly Degrees
$8,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 20,993 students at UNR in total, 17,297 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,788 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNR, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

38% of UNR students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,928 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNR is $37,700.

#3

Northwest Career College

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
765 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,265 students at Northwest Career College in total, 1,265 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,979 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northwest Career College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
754 Yearly Degrees
$2,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Truckee Meadows Community College is 11,316, which includes 3,065 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

6% of Truckee Meadows Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
691 Yearly Degrees
$36,533 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 598 undergraduates at Roseman University of Health Sciences, of which 598 are full-time, and there are 1,641 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Roseman University of Health Sciences is $74,900.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees

There are 950 students at PMI Las Vegas in total, 950 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 79% of students at PMI Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,955 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Las Vegas is $26,700.

#7

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
467 Yearly Degrees
$8,171 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,171 students at UNLV in total, 25,827 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,523 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNLV, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,324 a year. UNLV has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#8

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
456 Yearly Degrees
$9,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,530 students at Touro University Nevada in total, 66 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 62 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#9

Nevada State College

Henderson, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
284 Yearly Degrees
$5,663 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nevada State College is 5,584, of which 5,531 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,001 are full-time. For undergraduates at NSC, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

Roughly 10% of students at NSC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,879 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,000 during the early-career years.

#10

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$3,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,852 students at Great Basin College in total, 1,022 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

12% of Great Basin College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,226 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,600 during the early-career years.

#10

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Milan Institute-Las Vegas is 237, which includes 237 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

28% of Milan Institute-Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,372 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,400 during the early-career years.

#12

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
259 Yearly Degrees
$3,428 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,702 students at WNC in total, 1,227 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,963 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

#13

Nevada Career Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
175 Yearly Degrees

There are 388 full-time undergraduates at Nevada Career Institute, and 388 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

84% of Nevada Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,288 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,800 during the early-career years.

#14

Milan Institute-Sparks

Sparks, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
153 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Milan Institute-Sparks is 152, which includes 152 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at Milan Institute-Sparks take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,505 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,200 during the early-career years.

#15

Carrington College, Reno

Reno, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
142 Yearly Degrees

There are 522 students at Carrington College, Reno in total, 522 are full-time undergraduates. Carrington College, Reno has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 5% of accepted students are men, and 95% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Carrington College, Reno take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,688 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Reno is $27,300.

#16

Carrington College, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees

There are 298 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Las Vegas, and 298 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Carrington College, Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Chamberlain University - Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
98 Yearly Degrees
$19,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 384 students at Chamberlain - Nevada in total, 196 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Chamberlain - Nevada take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,750 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$14,923 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 172 full-time undergraduates at Altierus Career College - Henderson, and 172 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 78% of students at Altierus Career College - Henderson take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,949 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees

There are 376 students at Career College of Northern Nevada in total, 376 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,706 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Career College of Northern Nevada is $24,500.

#21

Advanced Training Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#21

Arizona College - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$19,962 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 403 full-time undergraduates at Arizona College - Las Vegas, and 597 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Arizona College - Las Vegas. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 50%. Around 13% of accepted students are men, and 87% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Arizona College - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#23

University of Phoenix - Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 225 students at UOPX - Nevada in total, 182 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 182 are full-time. For undergraduates at UOPX - Nevada, the average graduation time is 5.5 years.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,500 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UOPX - Nevada with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees

#25

Institute of Professional Careers

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Institute of Professional Careers is 1, which includes 1 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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