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Nevada Trade Schools

31 Colleges
8,185 Yearly Graduations
$32,124 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,752 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Nevada is ranked #34 in the country with 8,185 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,031 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,715 a year.

About 57% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,688 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
1,490 Yearly Degrees
$3,878 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Southern Nevada is 29,965, which includes 9,431 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,730 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CSN is $28,500.

Public Public vs. Private
1,078 Yearly Degrees
$2,862 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Truckee Meadows Community College is 10,249, which includes 2,882 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

5% of Truckee Meadows Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,750 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% 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.

#3

Northwest Career College

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

Roughly 84% of students at Northwest Career College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,112 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwest Career College is $22,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees

There are 843 full-time undergraduates at PMI Las Vegas, and 843 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

83% of PMI Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,501 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from PMI Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Great Basin College

Elko, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
482 Yearly Degrees
$3,593 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. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Great Basin College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Advanced Training Institute

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

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

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#7

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
445 Yearly Degrees
$3,548 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.

Roughly 2% of students at WNC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,789 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WNC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
391 Yearly Degrees
$8,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,845 undergraduates at UNR, of which 14,323 are full-time, and there are 20,722 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNR is 4.6 years.

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

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,911 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNR with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is 557, which includes 250 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

73% of Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,894 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#10

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
286 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.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,809 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Milan Institute-Las Vegas is $16,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees

There are 182 full-time undergraduates at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas, and 182 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,203 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Nevada Career Institute

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

68% of Nevada Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,990 a year. Nevada Career Institute has a 0.2% 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 $28,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
155 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.

61% of Career College of Northern Nevada students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,622 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,500 during the early-career years.

#14

Milan Institute-Sparks

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

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

Roughly 68% of students at Milan Institute-Sparks take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,878 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Milan Institute-Sparks with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

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

Roughly 90% of students at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,342 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 $33,000 during the early-career years.

#16

Carrington College, Las Vegas

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

There are 374 students at Carrington College, Las Vegas in total, 374 are 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 18.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Aveda Institute Las Vegas

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

There are 268 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute Las Vegas, and 268 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at Aveda Institute Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,782 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees

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

Roughly 76% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,569 a year. Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#19

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees
$8,465 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 average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNLV is 4.8 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% 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. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

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

74% of Paul Mitchell the School Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,776 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%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees

The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
93 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno is 213, which includes 213 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 70% of students at Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,962 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno is $15,900.

#23

Expertise Cosmetology Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
90 Yearly Degrees

75% of Expertise Cosmetology Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Expertise Cosmetology Institute is $17,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees

There are 52 full-time undergraduates at International Academy of Style, and 52 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

62% of International Academy of Style students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,898 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#25

L Makeup Institute

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

There are 69 full-time undergraduates at L Makeup Institute, and 69 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

39% of L Makeup Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,983 a year.

Other Nevada Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Carrington College, Reno 63
27 Las Vegas College 18
28 Nevada State College 13
29 University of Phoenix - Nevada 3
30 Institute of Professional Careers 1
31 DeVry University - Nevada 0

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