Accredited Online Colleges Based in Nevada

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

11 Sunset Way
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 990-4433

No N/A N/A N/A

3755 Breakthrough Way
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(866) 766-0766

No N/A 98% 23%
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission,

4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
(702) 895-3011

No N/A 90% 39%

1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110

No N/A 90% 51%

3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
(702) 240-0967

No N/A 91% N/A

6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 651-5000

No N/A 67% 9%

170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 567-1920

No N/A 90% 57%

1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-8493

No N/A 80% 23%

7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 673-7000

No N/A 80% 16%

3333 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 458-9650

No N/A 91% 57%

1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002
(702) 992-2000

No N/A 85% 16%

168 N Gibson Rd
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 558-5404

No N/A 83% 43%


Nevada Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 43% Nevada
      Graduation Rate
    • 1460 SAT Nevada
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Nevada

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With more hotel rooms per capita than any other state in the U.S., tourism is by far Nevada's largest employer

With more hotel rooms per capita than any other state in the U.S., tourism is by far Nevada's largest employer. Major employers for the state's education and health industries include Clark County school district, the University of Nevada, and the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. Nevada is also the fourth largest producer of gold in the world, and the mining industry is a vital part of the state's economy. Nevada's top colleges and universities offer online degrees, including master's degrees, in a wide variety of fields, including business administration, treatment services, nursing practice, and psychology.

Online courses, degrees, and certification are offered at most of Nevada's top public two and four-year colleges and universities for students both in and out of the state. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) offers online degree and certificate programs in the fields of nursing, hospitality, public administration, social science studies, and anthropology. The University of Nevada, Reno offers more than 200 online courses each year, including several types of master's degrees in the College of Education.

Both for-profit and nonprofit institutions across Nevada offer online degrees. National University, a non-profit, accredited private university, has a location in Henderson, Nevada, and offers more than 70 online degree programs. The for-profit International Academy of Design and Technology offers degrees online, and Everest College offers online associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in business, health care, and legal fields. Well-known for-profit online colleges, including Kaplan College, Devry University, and University of Phoenix are available to Nevada students as well.