College of Southern Nevada

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,745

3.98% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,362

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

25.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

33,556

27.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

7.22%

146 Graduates

About

College of Southern Nevada is a higher education institution located in Clark County, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Southern Nevada were Dental Hygiene (11 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (9 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (8 degrees).

In 2016, 4,763 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Southern Nevada. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,862 degrees), 1.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1270 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Southern Nevada is $2,745, which is $-10,055 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Southern Nevada is $2,745, which is $-10,055 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,362.

In 2016, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,745

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of Southern Nevada was $2,745. The cost of tuition at College of Southern Nevada is $-10,055 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$7,362

2016 Value

2.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of Southern Nevada had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,362. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of Southern Nevada grew by 2.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,464

Room and Board

$1,020

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Southern Nevada was of $7,464 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at College of Southern Nevada received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.98% with respect to 2015, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

25.1%

2015 Default Rate

1177

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of Southern Nevada was 25.1%, which represents 1177 out of the 4694 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

College of Southern Nevada received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 33,556 students enrolled at College of Southern Nevada in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of Southern Nevada has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at College of Southern Nevada in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of Southern Nevada has a total enrollment of 33,556 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Southern Nevada is 9,137 students and the part-time enrollment is 24,419. This means that 27.2% of students enrolled at College of Southern Nevada are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Southern Nevada, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.2% White, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 9.74% Asian, 5.46% Two or More Races, 1.75% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.569% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of Southern Nevada in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (16.9%), followed by White Female (16.6%) and White Male (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Southern Nevada, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33,556 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Southern Nevada is 9,137 and the part-time enrollment is 24,419. This means that 27.2% of students enrolled at College of Southern Nevada are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at College of Southern Nevada was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), College of Southern Nevada had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,131

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10,011

  3. Black or African American

    3,610

The enrolled student population at College of Southern Nevada is 33.2% White, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 9.74% Asian, 5.46% Two or More Races, 1.75% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.569% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,532 students (7.55%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 719 more women than men received degrees from College of Southern Nevada. The majority of degree recipients at College of Southern Nevada are white (1,862 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1270 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Southern Nevada is Dental Hygiene (11 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (9 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Southern Nevada, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (477 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (824 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Registered nurses (1,256,349 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (421,116 people), Miscellaneous managers (242,171 people), Medical & health services managers (150,598 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (146,763 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Science Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (477 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (824 degrees), Protective Services (241 degrees), and Health (1,479 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Other Sales Workers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Science Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (477 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (824 degrees), Protective Services (241 degrees), and Health (1,479 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Hospitals (1,486,879 people), Computer Systems Design (520,644 people), Elementary & secondary schools (372,244 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (355,559 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (220,764 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Nevada are Science Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (477 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (824 degrees), Protective Services (241 degrees), and Health (1,479 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by College of Southern Nevada.

Most Common

  1. 11 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Southern Nevada was Dental Hygiene with 11 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,022

  2. 2,741

In 2016, 2,022 degrees were awarded to men at College of Southern Nevada, which is 0.738 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,741).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 264 degrees were awarded to men at College of Southern Nevada in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 3.47 times more than the 76 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 504 degrees were awarded to women at College of Southern Nevada in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 4.42 times more than the 114 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from College of Southern Nevada completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (8.36%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Southern Nevada is Female and Hispanic or Latino (8.36% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.05% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,862 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,270 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    588 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Southern Nevada is white (1,862 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1270 degrees).

4.7% of degree recipients (224 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,004 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    858 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    805 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of Southern Nevada is white female (1,004 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (858 degrees).

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Operations

College of Southern Nevada has an endowment valued at nearly $5.81M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $190k (3.27%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of Southern Nevada had a total expenditure of $206M. Of that $206M, they spent $91.3M on salaries and $206M on benefits.

College of Southern Nevada employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at College of Southern Nevada are Male Professors (194), Female Professors(159), and Female Instructors (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Southern Nevada are: Office and Administrative Support, with 218 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 129 employees, and Management with 109 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.81M

2015 Endowment

2.4%

decline from 2014

College of Southern Nevada has an endowment valued at about $5.81M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Southern Nevada declined 2.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.13M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.12M - Federal

  2. $2.35M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of Southern Nevada received $5.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.35M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$91.3M

Salary Expenditure

$206M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of Southern Nevada had a total expenditure of $206M. Of that $206M, they spent $91.3M on salaries and $206M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at College of Southern Nevada as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$91.3M

2015 Salaries

6.08%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of Southern Nevada paid a median of $91.3M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($206M) and a 6.08% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.58% growth from 2013 and a 6.45% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.7M

Instructional Salaries

503

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of Southern Nevada paid a total of $35.7M to 503 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

218 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Southern Nevada were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Southern Nevada were Office and Administrative Support with 218 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 129 employees; and Management with 109 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Southern Nevada was Male Professor with 194 employees, Female Professor with 159 employees, and Female Instructor with 82 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at College of Southern Nevada.

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