College of Southern Nevada.

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About College of Southern Nevada

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is a public community college in Clark County, Nevada. The college has more than 2,500 teaching and non teaching staff and is the largest public college or university in Nevada. It is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, and associate degrees
  • 28,959 students
  • 0.08 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at College of Southern Nevada

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Business, Human Resources Management, International Business, Journalism, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Civil Engineering.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at College of Southern Nevada was $10,063, while for in-state students it was $3,285. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $6,414.

The average financial aid at College of Southern Nevada is $4,710. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $5,353 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at College of Southern Nevada

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

41% of undergraduate students at College of Southern Nevada received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at College of Southern Nevada

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,061.

Diversity at College of Southern Nevada

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017