Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Nevada -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Nevada Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Nevada -

University of Nevada - Reno tops our Nevada list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. UNR charges tuition and fees of $21,201 ($7,291 for Nevada residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 78.5%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,150. The average salary for recent graduates is $70,000.

The total ranking includes 7 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $9,555 to $31,150 (in-state from $2,910 to $31,150). Acceptance rates range from 65.0% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,070 to 1,150 and average salaries of graduates range from $66,000 to $70,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of Nevada - RenoReno, Nevada$7,291 / $21,201
2University of Nevada - Las VegasLas Vegas, Nevada$7,063 / $20,973
3Great Basin CollegeElko, Nevada$2,910 / $9,555
4College of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada$2,910 / $9,720
5Western Nevada CollegeCarson City, Nevada$2,910 / $9,555
6Nevada State CollegeHenderson, Nevada$5,001 / $16,114
7Sierra Nevada CollegeIncline Village, Nevada$31,150

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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