It seems like every year, tuition hikes at public and private universities hit students and their families.
Student debt increases, and people wonder: Is going to college worth it? Of course, not everyone should go or needs to go, but if you're looking to get into the new industries that have been created in the past ten years, getting a degree is almost a necessity. According to a study conducted by Georgetown University, more than 99 percent of the new jobs created since the Great Recession have gone to people with at least some college education.
Whether you're in-state or out-of-state, looking for public or private options, Nevada has some excellent options to consider in your college search. We've also ranked the Best Online Colleges in Nevada if that's what you're looking for. And if you're hoping to pay in-state levels at a public university but you're not from Nevada, you may be in luck. The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) provides discounted tuition for qualifying students from a whole host of states, not just Nevada.
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What are the best colleges in Nevada?
So if you are interested in a Nevada college or university, you've come to the right place. After sorting through piles of data on institutional success, tuition return on investment, and student satisfaction, we've sorted Nevada's colleges into a ranking of the four best. Our data comes from the National Center for Education Statistics' IPEDS database, Payscale, U.S. News & World Report, individual college websites, and websites students use to rate their college experience.
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