Nevada State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,403

3.53% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,771

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.4%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

76.1%

924 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,747

41.1% 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 (130 degrees awarded), General Psychology (77 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (49 degrees).

In 2016, 420 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nevada State College. 79.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (237 degrees), 2.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $4,403, which is $-20,012 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nevada State College is $4,403, which is $-20,012 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,771.

In 2016, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,403

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Nevada State College was $4,403. The cost of tuition at Nevada State College is $-20,012 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$12,771

2016 Value

0.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Nevada State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,771. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Nevada State College grew by 0.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,272

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nevada State College was of $10,272 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.117% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Nevada State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.77% with respect to 2015, when 53% 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.

11.4%

2015 Default Rate

82

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Nevada State College was 11.4%, which represents 82 out of the 719 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 924 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.8% annual decline. Out of those 924 applicants, 703 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,747 students enrolled at Nevada State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Nevada State College has an overall enrollment yield of 46.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

703

Accepted Out of 924

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Nevada State College was 76.1% (703 admissions from 924 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -16.8%, while admissions declined by -2.63%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Nevada State College has a total enrollment of 3,747 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 1,539 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,208. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.3% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.5% Asian, 9.07% Black or African American, 5.39% Two or More Races, 1.76% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.56% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nevada State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23.6%) and White Male (8.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nevada State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,747 students. The full-time enrollment at Nevada State College is 1,539 and the part-time enrollment is 2,208. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Nevada State College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2016 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 (74%), 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. White

    1,361

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,008

  3. Asian

    432

The enrolled student population at Nevada State College is 36.3% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.5% Asian, 9.07% Black or African American, 5.39% Two or More Races, 1.76% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.56% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 313 students (8.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 248 more women than men received degrees from Nevada State College. The majority of degree recipients at Nevada State College are white (237 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Nevada State College is Registered Nursing (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (77 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (49 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 Psychology (77 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), and English (13 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 (2,137,327 people), Secondary school teachers (371,130 people), Education administrators (340,732 people), Miscellaneous managers (282,595 people), and Counselors (263,553 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Psychology (77 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), English (13 degrees), Education (62 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Psychology (77 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), English (13 degrees), Education (62 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 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 (3,296,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (542,133 people), Hospitals (408,570 people), Legal services (201,937 people), and Individual & family services (197,537 people).

The most specialized majors at Nevada State College are Psychology (77 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), English (13 degrees), Education (62 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 77 degrees awarded

  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Nevada State College was Registered Nursing with 130 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 86

  2. 334

In 2016, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College, which is 0.257 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (334).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.161 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Nevada State College in Registered Nursing, which is 6.22 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% 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 21% 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

    237 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    82 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nevada State College is white (237 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

3.57% 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

    189 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    66 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nevada State College is white female (189 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (66 degrees).

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Operations

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.01M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7k (0.693%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Nevada State College had a total expenditure of $32.6M. Of that $32.6M, they spent $15.3M on salaries and $32.6M on benefits.

Nevada State College employs 34 Assistant professors, 23 Lecturers, and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Nevada State College are Female Assistant professors (23), Female Lecturers(18), and Male Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College are: Management, with 44 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.01M

2015 Endowment

70.9%

growth from 2014

Nevada State College has an endowment valued at about $1.01M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Nevada State College grew 70.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.6M 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. $1.13M - Federal

  2. $485k - State

  3. $10k - Local

As of 2015, Nevada State College received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $485k from state grants and contracts, and $10k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$15.3M

Salary Expenditure

$32.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Nevada State College had a total expenditure of $32.6M. Of that $32.6M, they spent $15.3M on salaries and $32.6M 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

$15.3M

2015 Salaries

11.3%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Nevada State College paid a median of $15.3M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($32.6M) and a 11.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15% growth from 2013 and a 10.5% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.8M

Instructional Salaries

66

Number of Employees

In 2015, Nevada State College paid a total of $4.8M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

34 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nevada State College were Assistant professor with 34 employees; Lecturer with 23 employees; and Lecturer with 11 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nevada State College were Management with 44 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nevada State College was Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, Female Lecturer with 18 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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

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