Best Nevada Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Nevada for 2022

There are 12 colleges and universities in Nevada enrolling 110,888 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Nevada below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Nevada offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Nevada is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Nevada Reno and University of Nevada Las Vegas. The highest ranked college in Nevada is University of Nevada Reno and the top rated public state college is also University of Nevada Reno.

Local college options can be explored in Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno and Paradise or other cities.


12 results

List of the Best Nevada Colleges

University of Nevada Reno
N
Reno, NV
University of Nevada Reno

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Nevada

  • 20,722enrollment
  • $16,359net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 7

University of Nevada Las Vegas
N
Las Vegas, NV
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Nevada

  • 31,142enrollment
  • $11,834net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

College of Southern Nevada
S
Las Vegas, NV
College of Southern Nevada

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 29,965enrollment
  • $7,574net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Great Basin College
G
Elko, NV
Great Basin College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,772enrollment
  • $9,079net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Morrison University
M
Reno, Nevada
 
Morrison University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 320enrollment
  • $25,282net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Sierra Nevada College
S
Incline Village, NV
 
Sierra Nevada College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 617enrollment
  • $30,338net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Truckee Meadows Community College
T
Reno, NV
 
Truckee Meadows Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,249enrollment
  • $8,547net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Western Nevada College
W
Carson City, NV
 
Western Nevada College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,495enrollment
  • $11,815net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Mar 12

University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus
P
Las Vegas, Nevada
 
University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,500enrollment
  • $18,939net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Nevada State College
N
Henderson, NV
 
Nevada State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,289enrollment
  • $14,360net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.75Avg GPA

DeVry University Nevada
D
Henderson, Nevada
 
DeVry University Nevada

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 416enrollment
  • -net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus
P
Reno, Nevada
 
University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 401enrollment
  • $17,770net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA