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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.

An estimated 56% of college students in Nevada take out loans, with the average 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

There are 1,723 full-time undergraduates at Northwest Career College, and 1,723 students altogether. 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. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,964 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,059 Yearly Degrees
$2,934 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. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Truckee Meadows Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,576 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

College of Southern Nevada

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

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

Roughly 12% of students at CSN take out loans to pay for college. 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 250 full-time undergraduates at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin, and 557 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 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 $4,894 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,381 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,100 during the early-career years.

#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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Advanced Training Institute is $41,751.

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.

Roughly 83% of students at PMI Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,501 a year. PMI Las Vegas has a 7.2% 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 $31,568 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
382 Yearly Degrees
$8,737 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. It takes the average UNR undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at UNR take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNR is $44,263.

#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.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,232 during the early-career years.

#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.

68% of Nevada Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,990 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,855 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is 182, which includes 182 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%.

Roughly 71% of students at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,203 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is $24,370.

#13

Carrington College, Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is 292, which includes 193 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,079 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees

There are 385 students at Career College of Northern Nevada in total, 385 are 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,021 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
146 Yearly Degrees

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

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Las Vegas College is 399, which includes 399 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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. It takes the average UNLV undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 27% of students at UNLV take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,589 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% 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 $42,832 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
112 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.

Roughly 74% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Reno take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,776 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar 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 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.

76% of Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,569 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar 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

There are 52 students at International Academy of Style in total, 52 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at International Academy of Style. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,594 during the early-career years.

#22

Milan Institute-Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Milan Institute-Las Vegas is 147, which includes 147 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

The total student population at Carrington College, Reno is 526, which includes 526 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 79% of students at Carrington College, Reno take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,567 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Reno is $35,948.

#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.

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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,211 during the early-career years.

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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