C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
College of Southern Nevada is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Website

College of Southern Nevada Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for College of Southern Nevada

Cost

Net Price
$7,527/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,964/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,216/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,825/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,441/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,358/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.235 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.209 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.205 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,123Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
1%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
7%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
78%
National
83%

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College of Southern Nevada Reviews

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I have had a tremendous experience at CSN. I have had classes that felt like a breeze to some that to a lot of effort. The professors are all interesting in their own right. It makes the whole atmosphere a lot less intimidating. I remember my first semester being very nerve wracking. As soon as I got into my first class I felt pretty welcomed. Either that or the others had the same feeling of dread I had. It was nice to say the least because my professors all helped me with what courses I should take. Gave out directions and overall just told me not to think too hard about it. It's just like high school except with degrees. The food is great. The various campuses have a whole lot of choices to offer. It helps with there being three campuses because Las Vegas is fairly big. There is generally a campus within your proximity. So that is another plus. I will definitely enjoy my experience there while it lasts!
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I love the small class sizes at college of southern nevada as well as class selection. They have three large campuses in the valley as well as smaller locations in high schools around town. My counselors have been amazing at helping me to choose my classes and develop a plan towards my program every semester. I have had fantastic, educated, fun instructors that have taught me not only the subjects, but college success in different ways. I recommend CSN to anyone because of these reasons and also it's more affordable. And with CSN, affordable doesn't mean less of an education.
First off, CSN cares deeply for the tutoring department and does all it can for the FREE tutoring services made available daily for any enrolled student. We even have courses dedicated to preventing students from dropping their courses and wasting their money. The professors here are either amazing or terrible. Books are a scam no matter where you go. That's part of college, get used to it. Don't complain, because you signed yourself up for it, and you can quit whenever you like. This is a fairly small college servicing thousands of students from an insanely diverse and overpopulated city. Not sure why so many have Ivy League standards for a community college with standard education and curriculums.

CSN will save you money for your core courses, undoubtedly. It will also ensure that you learn something, as long as you put in the effort. Fin aid is easy to register for and obtain. Food choices are tasty but pricey. And finally, the tiny library is pretty great.