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College of Southern Nevada Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$11,184 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,535 tuition
$7,464 off campus room & board
$1,020 books and supplies
$165 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$17,829 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,180 tuition
$7,464 off campus room & board
$1,020 books and supplies
$165 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,140 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($4,268 avg)
31% get state aid ($1,407 avg)
22% get institn'l aid ($1,140 avg)
10% get loans ($6,378 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.53% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.87% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,090 69%
Federal Grant Aid $4,268 50%
Pell Grants $4,195 50%
Other Federal Grants $902 4%
Institution Grant Aid $1,140 22%
State Grant Aid $1,407 31%
Student Loans $6,378 10%
Federal Loans $6,341 10%
Other Loans $6,609 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 Y
- Y
- N N Y N
$1,000 N Y N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does College of Southern Nevada offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164
(702) 651-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $85
Out of State $178


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Shannon from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Nov-17-2015 I am a past student here

    School here is cheap if you are a Nevada resident and the professors are just as amazing as University professors. While textbooks are expensive no matter where you go, many classes at CSN do not require a book at all and if they do, it is not as much as some University class textbooks.

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  • 5
  • IW from Las Vegas, NV
  • Mar-29-2015 I am a current student here

    There is definitely a bang for your buck. With attending a university one usually pays for the name alone. Attending a college will save at least 80% of overall fees. For example, I took a biology class here and I paid about $223( including the lab fees). That same class for the same amount of time was $487 at a university. Most importantly the classes are much smaller, which equates to a better teaching environment.

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  • 5
  • Danielle from Las Vegas, NV
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    It is 100% affordable and you get your monies worth, you don't go in debt! No student loans, can you say awesome?

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  • 5
  • Kirk from Las Vegas, NV
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely cost effective. I am a huge advocate of starting at smaller schools because of the high costs of education these days.

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