Nevada State College
Nevada State College is a public institution in Henderson, Nevada. It is a small school, with an annual enrollment just below 3,400 students. It is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, along with seven other campuses located throughout the state. The college opened its doors in 2002. The main campus is in the foothills of Henderson and includes 509 acres of land. Close to half of the students that graduate from Nevada State College earn a nursing degree, making it the most popular field of study at the college. The first permanent building on the campus was built in 2008. The Liberal Arts & Sciences Building includes 42,000 square feet of high-tech classrooms, simulation labs, and faculty offices.
The Nevada State College School of Nursing has three BSN programs that are accredited by the CCNE. Students may apply to the traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, or RN to BSN program, depending on their previous education. Students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field may apply to the accelerated BSN program. The traditional BSN track includes full-time and part-time plans. The RN to BSN program is offered entirely online, providing a convenient option for working registered nurses. The school has partnerships with clinics and hospitals to provide hands-on learning.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students4,216|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
07/13/2011 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/15/2005 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$166/credit|
|In State Students||$166/credit|
|Out of State Students||$333/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of Nevada State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||18%||$733|
|State Grant & Scholarships||58%||$1,505|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||76%||$1,861|
|Federal Student Loans||23%||$4,073|
$15,136Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$12,809|
|$30,001 to $48,000$11,681|
|$48,001 to $75,000$15,692|
|$75,001 to $110,000$18,001|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nevada state board of nursing.