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College of Southern Nevada Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on College of Southern Nevada, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is College of Southern Nevada Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

College of Southern Nevada was awarded 36 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CSN was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

See all of the rankings for College of Southern Nevada.

Is It Hard to Get Into CSN?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into College of Southern Nevada since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

Learn more about College of Southern Nevada admissions.

College of Southern Nevada Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at College of Southern Nevada is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Southern Nevada is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Southern Nevada

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Good Overall Diversity at CSN

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 33,942 undergraduates at CSN with 10,164 being full-time and 23,778 being part-time.

CSN Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for CSN is 81.75 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  81.75 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Southern Nevada Cost?

The overall average net price of CSN is $6,752. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CSN

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,975 $6,495 $8,482 $10,793 $11,102

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSN, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CSN, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,484 a year. That adds up to $13,936 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSN is 27.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do CSN Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CSN make about $32,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at College of Southern Nevada make the most money.

Location of College of Southern Nevada

College of Southern Nevada is a public institution located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The location of CSN is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of College of Southern Nevada

Contact details for CSN are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164
Phone: 702-651-5000

College of Southern Nevada Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Dental Support Services 22 NA
Allied Health Professions 8 NA
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 7 NA
Horticulture 0 NA
Business/Managerial Economics 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 NA
Finance & Financial Management 0 NA
Hospitality Management 0 NA
Human Resource Management 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Southern Nevada along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CSN

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 15,912 students took at least one online class at College of Southern Nevada. This is an increase from the 15,368 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 15,912 6,621
2016-2017 15,368 6,363
2015-2016 15,127 6,388
2014-2015 14,906 6,386
2013-2014 14,365 6,156

Learn more about online learning at College of Southern Nevada.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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