Colleges in Nevada are located around the most populated cities of Las Vegas and Reno. The colleges range from four year public institutions to two year private for-profit schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Silver State:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard, alums from University of Nevada earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum earns $71,500. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Nevada is $71,500. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard, alums from University of Nevada earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum earns $71,500. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Nevada is $71,500. You do the math!
Nevada offers some tuition savings programs to reduce the cost of school. For instance, the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program allows students to receive in-state tuition at one out of 15 participating Western states. Nevada's students have saved about $158 million out-of-state tuition since 1988. Students saved $16.7 million in 2018-2019! Other participating states are California and Utah.
Also, the state offers a 529 prepaid plan called Nevada Prepaid Tuition. Families can purchase a contract for a certain number of college credit hours at a locked-in price. They will pay for the contract over an extended period of time. However, the plan cannot pay for room and board, books, and college fees . The Nevada Prepaid tuition plan can be used at any eligible institutions nationwide.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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