Nevada State College is a comprehensive college offering bachelor’s degrees in more than 20 fields of study
. Established in 2002, NSC is the first four-year state college in Nevada.
Location & Campus
NSC’s main campus
sits on a 509-acre site in Henderson, Nevada, a city
consistently ranked as one of the best places to live and located just 15 miles from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. The College also has a satellite campus in the heart of Henderson’s Downtown District and off-site locations throughout the state of Nevada.
NSC offers more than 24 majors and minors
through, the School of Education
, the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences,
the School of Nursing
, and the Business Program
After conducting a comprehensive on-site review of Nevada State College in April 2009, The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), one of eight regional accrediting bodies that oversee the educational quality of higher education institutions in the United States, awarded continued recognition of Nevada State College’s Accreditation
Candidacy status. (Candidacy status is the penultimate designation to Full Accreditation status.)
Classes at NSC are taught by faculty members
who are experienced professionals and scholars. Sixty percent of our nearly 70 full-time professors hold a terminal degree, such as a Ph.D., in their field.
With only 20 students in an average class, the learning environment
at NSC is personal and friendly. Professors here get to know their students as individuals.
Nevada State College boasts an unusually diverse student body. Nearly half of our 2,000-plus students are of non-Caucasian descent, and our students include a sizable number of adult learners and career changers.
At NSC, you’ll prepare to launch a career, not just a job. Our 1,000 alumni are living across Nevada and beyond, pursuing rewarding careers in fields as diverse as teaching, business, and more.
From the Dead Poets’ Society to Teachers of Principle, NSC offers a wide range of Student Clubs and Organizations
Costs & Financial Aid
Tuition for 2009–2010 is $97.25
per credit hour for residents of Nevada. We also offer generous financial assistance
in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships.