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Nevada Trade Schools

29 Colleges
8,257 Yearly Graduations
$31,861 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,320 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 8,257 students received a trade school degree from a college in Nevada, making it rank #32 in terms of graduations. Nevada colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $7,965 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,496 per year.

About 56% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,580 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Northwest Career College

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,173 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Northwest Career College is 1,723, which includes 1,723 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 37 to 1.

84% of Northwest Career College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,112 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwest Career College is $26,964.

Public Public vs. Private
1,059 Yearly Degrees
$2,934 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,249 students at Truckee Meadows Community College in total, 2,882 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 5% of students at Truckee Meadows Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,750 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,576 during the early-career years.

#3

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
999 Yearly Degrees
$3,848 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,965 students at CSN in total, 9,431 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

12% of CSN students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,730 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,766 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
634 Yearly Degrees

There are 557 students at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin in total, 250 are full-time undergraduates. Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,894 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,523 during the early-career years.

#5

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
476 Yearly Degrees
$3,683 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,772 students at Great Basin College in total, 1,062 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Great Basin College undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

7% of Great Basin College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,381 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Great Basin College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
441 Yearly Degrees
$3,748 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,495 students at WNC in total, 1,175 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,789 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WNC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Advanced Training Institute

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

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,751 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
413 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas is 843, which includes 843 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,501 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Las Vegas is $31,568.

Public Public vs. Private
382 Yearly Degrees
$8,737 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 20,722 students at UNR in total, 16,845 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,323 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,911 a year. UNR has a 4.3% 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 $44,263 during the early-career years.

#10

Aveda Institute Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Aveda Institute Las Vegas is 268, which includes 268 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,782 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Aveda Institute Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,232 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Nevada Career Institute

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

There are 435 students at Nevada Career Institute in total, 435 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 48 to 1.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,990 a year. Nevada Career Institute has a 5.5% 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 $32,855 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees

There are 182 students at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas in total, 182 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,203 a year. Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,370 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Carrington College, Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Las Vegas is 374, which includes 374 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 62 to 1.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,440 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,410 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$16,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 193 full-time undergraduates at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas, and 292 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,342 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is $36,079.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Career College of Northern Nevada is 385, which includes 385 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at Career College of Northern Nevada take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,622 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Career College of Northern Nevada with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,021 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
146 Yearly Degrees

There are 213 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno, and 213 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

70% of Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,962 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,347 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Las Vegas College

Henderson, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$14,731 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 399 students at Las Vegas College in total, 399 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Las Vegas College is 95%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 90% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,162 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,199 during the early-career years.

#18

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
125 Yearly Degrees
$8,737 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Nevada - Las Vegas is 31,142, of which 25,864 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,843 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 27% of students at UNLV take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,589 a year. UNLV has a 4.9% 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 $42,832 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees

There are 150 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Reno, and 226 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,776 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,853 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees

There are 175 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas, and 274 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,569 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,453 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at International Academy of Style is 52, which includes 52 full-time undergraduates. International Academy of Style has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 62% of students at International Academy of Style take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,898 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from International Academy of Style with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,594 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

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

There are 147 students at Milan Institute-Las Vegas in total, 147 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

44% of Milan Institute-Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,809 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,458 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees

#24

Carrington College, Reno

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

There are 526 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Reno, and 526 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

79% of Carrington College, Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,567 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,948 during the early-career years.

#25

Milan Institute-Sparks

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

There are 93 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute-Sparks, and 93 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

68% of Milan Institute-Sparks students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,878 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Milan Institute-Sparks with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,211 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Nevada Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 L Makeup Institute 56
27 Nevada State College 12
28 Institute of Professional Careers 1
29 DeVry University - Nevada 0

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