College of Southern Nevada

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6375 W. Charleston Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV 89146

Phone: (702) 651-5000
2012-2013 Tuition
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College of Southern Nevada is a public institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 35,678 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $2,700 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,835 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) has been continuously accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) since 1975. NWCCU recognizes higher education institutions for performance, integrity, and quality and expects accredited institutions to comply with the requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965. This accreditation qualifies CSN and enrolled students to access federal funds to support teaching, research, and student financial aid. CSN is authorized by NWCCU to award the Associate and Bachelor degrees.

Mission Statement:
The College of Southern Nevada creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community.

Vision Statement:
The College of Southern Nevada is a premier learning institution:
Promoting student success through excellence in teaching and learning,
Providing a highly educated, civically engaged, and skilled workforce,
Using innovative technology and available resources effectively,
Increasing alternative funding sources,
Acting environmentally responsible, and
Emphasizing fact-based decision-making and accountability to all stakeholders.

Values Statement:
The College of Southern Nevada strives for high quality in all endeavors. We value:
Learning: quality teaching, flexible scheduling, and total access allowing opportunities for all ages and backgrounds for student success;
Shared Governance: communication across multiple campus sites among our faculty, staff, and students, and with local partnerships and state communities;
Students: a student focused environment where academic freedom is utilized to broaden student knowledge beyond the classroom; and
Community: a diverse community, fostering integrity and honesty, professional development, and innovative learning for our students, faculty, and staff.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded N/A
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $4,992,000


When applying to College of Southern Nevada, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at College of Southern Nevada is $5.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at College of Southern Nevada is 24:1.

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Student-faculty ratio 24:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

College of Southern Nevada has a total undergraduate enrollment of 35,678, with a gender distribution of 45.5 percent male students and 54.5 percent female students.

Total enrollment 35,678
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

College of Southern Nevada offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and day care. College of Southern Nevada also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at College of Southern Nevada.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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In-state tuition and fees $2,700 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $11,835 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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