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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 terms of yearly trade school graduations, Nevada is ranked #34 in the country with 8,185 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Nevada is $7,944 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,447 a 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

There are 10,068 full-time undergraduates at CSN, and 34,169 students altogether. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,078 Yearly Degrees
$2,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Truckee Meadows Community College is 10,861, which includes 2,927 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 average amount of student loans 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.

#3

Northwest Career College

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

There are 1,067 full-time undergraduates at Northwest Career College, and 1,067 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $6,979 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 12.0% is close to 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

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas is 707, which includes 707 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. PMI Las Vegas has a 7.0% 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 PMI Las Vegas is $26,700.

#5

Great Basin College

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

The total student population at Great Basin College is 3,451, which includes 939 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%.

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 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

The total student population at Western Nevada College is 3,327, which includes 1,182 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%.

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

The total student population at University of Nevada - Reno is 21,463, of which 17,930 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,200 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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. UNR has a 5.0% 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 $37,700.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees

There are 275 full-time undergraduates at Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin, and 429 students altogether. 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

The total student population at Milan Institute-Las Vegas is 267, which includes 267 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Milan Institute-Las Vegas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas is 225, which includes 225 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

83% of Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,065 a year. Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas has a 7.0% 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 $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 294 full-time undergraduates at Nevada Career Institute, and 294 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 typical student loan amount 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nevada Career Institute is $28,800.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees

There are 359 full-time undergraduates at Career College of Northern Nevada, and 359 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 75% of students at Career College of Northern Nevada take out loans to pay for college. 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 165 students at Milan Institute-Sparks in total, 165 are 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.

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

The total student population at Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is 359, which includes 267 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Las Vegas is $33,000.

#16

Carrington College, Las Vegas

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Las Vegas is 243, which includes 198 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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 171 students at Aveda Institute Las Vegas in total, 171 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted.

Roughly 70% of students at Aveda Institute Las Vegas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 177 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas, and 261 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,478 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar 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 25,282 undergraduates at UNLV, of which 18,764 are full-time, and there are 30,457 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNLV is 5.0 years.

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

30% of UNLV students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,324 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNLV is $36,500.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 158 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Reno, and 180 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

There are 156 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Reno, and 156 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Expertise Cosmetology Institute is 157, which includes 93 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

46% of Expertise Cosmetology Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

There are 47 students at International Academy of Style in total, 47 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

74% of International Academy of Style students take out loans to afford college costs. 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

There are 63 full-time undergraduates at L Makeup Institute, and 63 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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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