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Nevada Trade Schools

31 Colleges
8,185 Yearly Graduations
$31,777 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,234 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 8,185 students received a trade school degree from a college in Nevada, making it rank #34 in terms of graduations. Nevada colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $7,944 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $14,447 per year.

An estimated 55% of college students in Nevada take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,808 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
$3,608 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.

14% of CSN students take out loans to afford college costs. 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
1,078 Yearly Degrees
$2,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,065 full-time undergraduates at Truckee Meadows Community College, and 11,316 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Truckee Meadows Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. This school’s student loan default rate of 12.0% is close 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.

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 average amount of student loans is $5,955 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$3,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

Roughly 12% of students at Great Basin College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,226 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar 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.

#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 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%.

#7

Western Nevada College

Carson City, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
445 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

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
$8,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,297 undergraduates at UNR, of which 14,788 are full-time, and there are 20,993 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNR is 4.7 years.

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

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,928 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,700 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is 536, which includes 244 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

73% of Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,573 a year. Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin is $23,400.

#10

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

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

There are 237 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute-Las Vegas, and 237 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

The total student population at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is 203, which includes 203 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,065 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Approximately 84% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,288 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Nevada Career Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Career College of Northern Nevada is 376, which includes 376 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

75% of Career College of Northern Nevada students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Career College of Northern Nevada with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Milan Institute-Sparks

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

There are 152 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute-Sparks, and 152 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

48% of Milan Institute-Sparks students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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 226 full-time undergraduates at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas, and 352 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

100% of Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $12,341 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Las Vegas is $25,200.

#17

Aveda Institute Las Vegas

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

There are 266 students at Aveda Institute Las Vegas in total, 266 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,163 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees

There are 262 students at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas in total, 182 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,478 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

#19

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Public Public vs. Private
108 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.

Roughly 30% of students at UNLV take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,324 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNLV with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Reno is 194, which includes 154 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

77% of Paul Mitchell the School Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,270 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%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees

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

The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas is $22,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
93 Yearly Degrees

There are 200 students at Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno in total, 200 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

61% of Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,032 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%.

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

There are 271 students at Expertise Cosmetology Institute in total, 207 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 46% of students at Expertise Cosmetology Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,478 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 27.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Expertise Cosmetology Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at International Academy of Style is 37, which includes 37 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at International Academy of Style take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,465 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% 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

The total student population at L Makeup Institute is 66, which includes 66 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at L Makeup Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,042 a year.

Other Nevada Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Carrington College, Reno 63
27 Altierus Career College - Henderson 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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