Nevada State College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,250
4% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,360
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.01%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
89.9%
1,371 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
7,289
28.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
23%
47 Graduates

About

Nevada State College is a higher education institution located in Clark County, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Nevada State College were Registered Nursing (308 degrees awarded), General Psychology (66 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (58 degrees).

In 2020, 704 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nevada State College. 78% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (275 degrees), 1.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (196 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $5,250, which is $−23,150 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $5,250, which is $−23,150 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,360.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,250
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Nevada State College was $5,250. The cost of tuition at Nevada State College is $−23,150 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$14,360
2020 Value
2.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Nevada State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,360. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Nevada State College grew by 2.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,216
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nevada State College was of $9,216 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
19%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Nevada State College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.16% with respect to 2019, when 49% 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.
4.01%
2018 Default Rate
29
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Nevada State College was 4.01%, which represents 29 out of the 723 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

Nevada State College received 1,371 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.16% annual growth. Out of those 1,371 applicants, 1,233 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.9% acceptance rate.

There were 7,289 students enrolled at Nevada State College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Nevada State College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,233
Accepted Out of 1,371

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Nevada State College was 89.9% (1,233 admissions from 1,371 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 84.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 2.16%, while admissions grew by 8.35%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Nevada State College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Nevada State College has a total enrollment of 7,289 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 2,099 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,190. This means that 28.8% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.8% Hispanic or Latino, 20.9% White, 11.6% Asian, 7.56% Black or African American, 5.93% Two or More Races, 1.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.247% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nevada State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.6%), followed by White Female (18.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15%) and Asian Female (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,289 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 2,099 and the part-time enrollment is 5,190. This means that 28.8% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2020 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 Nevada State College was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Nevada State College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,830
  2. White
    1,524
  3. Asian
    845

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College is 38.8% Hispanic or Latino, 20.9% White, 11.6% Asian, 7.56% Black or African American, 5.93% Two or More Races, 1.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.247% 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 Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 1,000 students (13.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 394 more women than men received degrees from Nevada State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Nevada State College is white (275 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (196 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Nevada State College is Registered Nursing (308 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (66 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (58 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nevada State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (22 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees), and Health (339 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 Nevada State College are Registered nurses (1,430,812 people), Other managers (233,031 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (203,610 people), Medical & health services managers (189,519 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (179,357 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (22 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees), Health (339 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Protective Services (36 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 Nevada State College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (22 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees), Health (339 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Protective Services (36 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nevada State College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,639,324 people), Elementary & secondary schools (695,144 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (439,428 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,406 people), and Outpatient care centers (375,485 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (22 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees), Health (339 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Protective Services (36 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 Nevada State College.
Most Common
  1. 308 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 66 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Nevada State College was Registered Nursing with 308 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

155
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
549
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College, which is 0.282 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (549).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.185 times less than the 260 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 260 degrees were awarded to women at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.42 times more than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 3% of students graduating from Nevada State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nevada State College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 14.9% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    275 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    196 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nevada State College is white (275 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (196 degrees).

4.12% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    217 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Nevada State College is white female (217 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (152 degrees).

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Operations

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.32M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $486k (37%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Nevada State College had a total salary expenditure of $53.9M. Nevada State College employs 38 Lecturers, 38 Assistant professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Nevada State College are Female Assistant professors (29), Female Lecturers(26), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College are: Management, with 60 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 49 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.32M
2020 Endowment
5.03%
growth from 2019

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at about $1.32M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Nevada State College grew 5.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.3M - Federal
  2. $1.32M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Nevada State College received $2.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.32M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.9M
2020 Salaries
3.96%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Nevada State College paid a median of $24.9M in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($53.9M) and a 3.96% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.54% growth from 2018 and a 36.5% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.05M
Instructional Salaries
106
Number of Employees

In 2020, Nevada State College paid a total of $8.05M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nevada State College were Lecturer with 38 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College were Management with 60 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nevada State College was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Lecturer with 26 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Nevada State College.

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