Nursing Schools in Nevada

The state of Nevada is home to 14 nursing schools. This year, we evaluated 9 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best value schools in Nevada. Nursingexplorer.com's ranking system is data-driven. We only use quantifiable data (such as NCLEX pass rate and average net price) to calculate the ranks. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

Best Value RN Programs in Nevada

Best Value LPN Programs in Nevada

Complete List of Nursing Schools in Nevada

Listed below are all the nursing schools located in Nevada. Use the sort feature to view which schools have the best RN and LPN programs, which ones are the cheapest or to compare campus sizes. Click on each school's name for more detail info.


Great Basin College

Great Basin College

Elko, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,230
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score89.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • LPN to ADN
Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,361
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
RN Programs best-value score90.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,582
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.2%
RN Programs best-value score90.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Nevada State College

Nevada State College

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$15,136
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.0%
RN Programs best-value score81.4

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. ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
University of Nevada-Reno

University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,230
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.3%
RN Programs best-value score78.0

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
College of Southern Nevada

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,488
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
RN Programs best-value score100.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate80.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score100.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Roseman University of Health Sciences

Roseman University of Health Sciences

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Roseman University of Health Sciences is a private institution in Henderson, Nevada, with both undergraduate and graduate programs. It was founded in 2001 as the Nevada College of Pharmacy and the University of Southern Nevada. A second campus was established in South Jordan, Utah, resulting in ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
Truckee Meadows Community College

Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,897
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.3%
RN Programs best-value score96.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
Touro University Nevada

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Touro University Nevada is a private institution in Henderson, Nevada. It is part of the Touro College and University System, with five campuses in Nevada, New York, and California. The university was founded in 2004 to help increase the availability of qualified medical professionals in the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Carrington College-Reno

Carrington College-Reno

Reno, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,989
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.0%
RN Programs best-value score50.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
Brightwood College-Las Vegas

Brightwood College-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,009
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate54.1%
RN Programs best-value score42.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score51.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Altierus Career College-Henderson

Altierus Career College-Henderson

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,893

Programs offered

  • ADN
Nevada Career Institute

Nevada Career Institute

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,487

Programs offered

Nevada Career Institute - Las Vegas

Nevada Career Institute - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following schools are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-Henderson (Closed in 2016)
ADN

Nevada's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Nevada's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


Nevada Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 21,060 16.071 $41 $85,020
Nurse Anesthetists 0 $78 $161,830
Nurse Practitioners 680 0.522 $49 $102,910
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,630 2.010 $26 $54,690
Nursing Assistants 6,550 4.997 $16 $32,940
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey