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2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

2 Colleges
632 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,154 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in NevadaEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Nevada. With 632 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 6th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.5% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality engineering programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the engineering program at the school. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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As a non-traditional student, you have a lot to consider when it comes to choosing an education. That's why we've developed rankings specifically for you. Check out more major-related rankings here..

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2021 Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

The following schools top our list of the Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Nevada - Reno tops the 2021 list of our schools in Nevada that are best for non-traditional engineering students. UNR is a very large public school located in the large city of Reno. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNR, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Nevada ranking.

The student loan default rate at UNR is lower than is typical, just 5.0% of students default in three years. Approximately 3,706 students take at least one class online at UNR. 4,695 students are part time. UNR does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nevada - Las Vegas. Located in the city of Las Vegas, UNLV is a public school with a fairly large student population. UNLV did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Nevada list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.5%. Approximately 11,188 students take at least one class online at UNLV. 8,916 students are part time. UNLV does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 14,467
Washington 2,300
Hawaii 293
Oregon 1,583
Alaska 202

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 253
Civil Engineering 161
Computer Engineering 152
Electrical Engineering 88
Chemical Engineering 35

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Science Technologies / Technicians 976
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 804
Computer & Information Sciences 427
Physical Sciences 300
Engineering Technologies 139

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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