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College of Southern Nevada Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how College of Southern Nevada ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

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 Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

See all of the rankings for College of Southern Nevada.

Is It Hard to Get Into CSN?

Acceptance Rate

College of Southern Nevada has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about College of Southern Nevada admissions.

College of Southern Nevada Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At College of Southern Nevada, this rate is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 33,914 undergraduates at CSN with 9,150 being full-time and 24,764 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 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CSN make around $32,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major 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. Las Vegas is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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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
General Business/Commerce 0 NA
Hospitality 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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.


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