College of Southern Nevada
6375 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 651-5610
Accrediting Agency:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Established in 1971, the College of Southern Nevada is the largest public higher education institution in Nevada. It serves more than 40,000 students, including 700 international learners from more than 60 countries, and half of the state’s minority population. More than 200 degree and certificate programs are offered by the school, 30 of which are available completely online. The college reported that nearly 12,000 students took at least one online class in the last academic year.

Programs Offered

The College of Southern Nevada offers a variety of degree and certificate programs at the undergraduate level through its online campus.ÿ With hundreds of courses, 19 associate degrees, eight certificates, and a bachelor’s degree available, distance learners at any level can meet their academic goals. Students can access the online library, view their grades, and consult with technical support to make their online learning process easier. Since the programs are designed to reflect the quality of the traditional counterparts, students will receive an accredited, quality degree in a flexible, convenient manner. All of the programs are accredited through the school and are taught by the same qualified and experienced faculty members.


The College of Southern Nevada is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.


Applicants to the College of Southern Nevada are evaluated by their academic history and potential to succeed in the institution’s programs. This is determined by record of completion of high school, submitted ACT or SAT scores, and previous college grades. International students will be admitted if they demonstrate proficiency in English as a second language and show proof of financial means to cover tuition costs. For more information about international admission, click here. Students may transfer credit to count towards their degree provided they supply official transcripts from all colleges previously attended and have grades no lower than a “C” on previous college work.

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