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Nevada State College

Henderson, NV

At A Glance

Main Address

1300 Nevada State Dr

Henderson, NV 89002-9776

www.nsc.edu

Admission Office

1125 Nevada State Drive

Henderson, NV 89002

(702) 992-2130

Fax : (702) 992-2110

admissions@nsc.edu

Contact : Adelfa Sullivan

Registrar

Type of School

Medium

Public

college of nursing

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4572

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 4,216

In-State Tuition : $5,925.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $18,926.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Offers dual enrollment programs with state community colleges and local high schools.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 29

SAT subject score report due : Aug 29

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 70.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 38.0%
Psychology : 18.0%
Business/Marketing : 11.0%
Education : 11.0%
Area and Ethnic Studies : 6.0%
Biology : 5.0%
Security and Protective Services : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General B
Management Science B

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects B

Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Education, General B
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs B
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs B
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism B
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness B
Elementary Education and Teaching B
English/Language Arts Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education and Teaching B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician B
Telecommunications Technology/Technician B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B
Criminal Justice/Police Science B

Social Sciences
Economics, General B

Visual & Performing Arts
Design and Visual Communications, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

124 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : smart classrooms, seismograph, weather center, anatomy and physiology cadaver laboratories, 16-inch telescope

Geographic Location : 15 miles from Las Vegas.

Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,216

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 4,130

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

Full time students average age : 27

In state students : 93.0%

Out of state students : 7.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 8.0%

Asian : 12.0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 32.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 10.0%

White : 32.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Scorpion's Tale

Student Newspaper URL : http://nsc.edu/campus-life/scorpions-tale/index.aspx

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Scorpions

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Career counseling

Personal counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Club

Women's Club

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Considered

First generation college student

Standardized Test Scores

State Residency

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Recommended: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

ACT/SAT used for placement in English and math.

A note from the college

Admission decisions are reached based on your academic record. Students must complete a standard high school diploma and have an overall grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Nevada State College grants credit as specified and assigns a grade of "S" for scores that are a minimum of 3, unless otherwise noted. These credits assigned may be in the form of either elective or course credit.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Science Lab

1

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Social Studies

3

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: Those students who successfully complete AP examinations in French, German, Latin, or Spanish will satisfy Core Humanities requirement.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 107

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

ART 260

All

Biology

3

3

BIOL 101, 3 credits no lab

All

5

4

BIOL 196, 4 credits no lab

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 181, 4 credits

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 181 & MATH 182

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 121, 4 credits, no lab

All

4

8

CHEM 121 & CHEM 122, no lab

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

PSC 211

All

Computer Science A

4

3

CS 135

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 101

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

ENG 101

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENG 101

All

Environmental Science

4

3

ENV 101

All

European History

3

3

HIST 106

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

FREN 111

All

4

8

FREN 111 & FREN 112

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 106

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 103

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 102

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

4

8

PHYS 151 & PHYS 152, 8 credits, no lab

All

Physics 2

4

8

PHYS 151 & PHYS 152

All

Physics B

3

3

PHYS 100

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 152, 4 credits, no lab

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPAN 113, 3 credits

All

4

6

SPAN 113 and SPAN 114, 6 credits

All

Statistics

3

3

PSY 210

All

United States Government and Politics

3

4

PSC 101

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 101

All

4

6

HIST 101 & HIST 102

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

50

12

German I

50

6

German II

50

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

50

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Anthony Morrone

Financial aid office phone : (702) 992-2150

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $175.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$5,925.00

$5,925.00

$5,925.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$18,926.00

$18,926.00

$18,926.00

Room only:

--

--

--

Books and supplies:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

--

--

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$6,925.00

$6,925.00

$6,925.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$19,926.00

$19,926.00

$19,926.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 60

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $18,926.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $175.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students