Nevada State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,553

3.41% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,136

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.51%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

84.2%

1,426 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,216

40.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

15.3%

31 Graduates

About

Nevada State College is a higher education institution located in Clark County, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Nevada State College were Registered Nursing (139 degrees awarded), General Psychology (75 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees).

In 2017, 414 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nevada State College. 74.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (211 degrees), 2.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $4,553, which is $-20,641 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $4,553, which is $-20,641 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,136.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,553

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Nevada State College was $4,553. The cost of tuition at Nevada State College is $-20,641 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$15,136

2017 Value

18.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Nevada State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,136. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Nevada State College grew by 18.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,216

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nevada State College was of $9,216 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 10.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 30% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Nevada State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 18.2% with respect to 2016, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.51%

2016 Default Rate

65

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Nevada State College was 8.51%, which represents 65 out of the 764 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Nevada State College received 1,426 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 54.3% annual growth. Out of those 1,426 applicants, 1,201 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,216 students enrolled at Nevada State College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Nevada State College has an overall enrollment yield of 46.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,201

Accepted Out of 1,426

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Nevada State College was 84.2% (1,201 admissions from 1,426 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 54.3%, while admissions grew by 70.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Nevada State College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Nevada State College has a total enrollment of 4,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 1,708 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,508. This means that 40.5% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.6% Hispanic or Latino, 32.4% White, 11.8% Asian, 8.28% Black or African American, 5.43% Two or More Races, 1.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.617% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nevada State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.4%), followed by White Female (21.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 1,708 and the part-time enrollment is 2,508. This means that 40.5% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Nevada State College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Nevada State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,373

  2. White

    1,368

  3. Asian

    497

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College is 32.6% Hispanic or Latino, 32.4% White, 11.8% Asian, 8.28% Black or African American, 5.43% Two or More Races, 1.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.617% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 308 students (7.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 200 more women than men received degrees from Nevada State College. The majority of degree recipients at Nevada State College are white (211 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (88 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Nevada State College is Registered Nursing (139 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (75 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nevada State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (16 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,084,332 people), Registered nurses (1,409,015 people), Secondary school teachers (349,966 people), Education administrators (327,277 people), and Other managers (258,948 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (16 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Health (156 degrees), and Education (44 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (16 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Health (156 degrees), and Education (44 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,296,549 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,741,958 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,691 people), Outpatient care centers (371,685 people), and Offices of physicians (270,848 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are History (16 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), Health (156 degrees), and Education (44 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 139 degrees awarded

  2. 75 degrees awarded

  3. 41 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Nevada State College was Registered Nursing with 139 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 107

  2. 307

In 2017, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College, which is 0.349 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (307).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.311 times less than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 106 degrees were awarded to women at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 3.21 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Nevada State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (30.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nevada State College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (30.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    211 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    88 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nevada State College is white (211 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (88 degrees).

3.62% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    157 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    71 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nevada State College is white female (157 degrees awarded). There were 2.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (71 degrees).

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Operations

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $883k (78%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Nevada State College had a total expenditure of $38.9M. Of that $38.9M, they spent $17.5M on salaries and $38.9M on benefits.

Nevada State College employs 33 Assistant professors, 26 Lecturers, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Nevada State College are Female Assistant professors (26), Female Lecturers(18), and Male Lecturers (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College are: Management, with 39 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.13M

2017 Endowment

9.06%

growth from 2016

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at about $1.13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Nevada State College grew 9.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $36M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.9M - Federal

  2. $741k - State

  3. $21k - Local

As of 2017, Nevada State College received $1.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $741k from state grants and contracts, and $21k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$17.5M

Salary Expenditure

$38.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Nevada State College had a total expenditure of $38.9M. Of that $38.9M, they spent $17.5M on salaries and $38.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Nevada State College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.5M

2017 Salaries

6.61%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Nevada State College paid a median of $17.5M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($38.9M) and a 6.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.45% growth from 2015 and a 11.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.48M

Instructional Salaries

75

Number of Employees

In 2017, Nevada State College paid a total of $5.48M to 75 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

33 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nevada State College were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Lecturer with 26 employees; and Lecturer with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College were Management with 39 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Male Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nevada State College was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Female Lecturer with 18 employees, and Male Lecturer with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Nevada State College.

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