2020 Best Online Colleges in Nevada

This list highlights the best schools in Nevada that offer online bachelor’s degree programs, and ranks them based on tuition rates and reported earnings for alumni. The top school, the , has the highest reported alumni salary at $84,700. Tuition is also quite affordable at just per year. Students at UNR can pursue an online RN to BSN, different online master's programs including a Master of Public Health and a MSW, or an online DNP.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about Guide to Online Schools. To see all online schools in , view our comprehensive list.

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2020 Online Colleges in Nevada Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Nevada

Nevada is far cheaper than other state options, ranking as the 8th most affordable in-state tuition rate, according to data from the 2017-2018 academic year. At a cost of $2,820 for in-state students, Great Basin College ranks the singular most cost-effective option in the state. For those out-of-state prospects, the school boasts a tuition rate of $9,793 annually giving distance-learning students access to seven bachelor’s degree programs ranging from social science and English to graphic communications and digital information technology among other degree options. Universities in Nevada combine affordability with quality education and, most importantly, a wealth of options for online students interested in a diverse array of degree plans.

At a Glance:

  • An array of scholarship opportunities for students from specific Nevada regions are available including The Doyle Foundation Scholarships which are available for residents of Nevada’s Washoe County. It is a need-based program with no other requirements.
  • As a state with large rural communities who lack proper access to healthcare, the Nevada Healthcare Access Program offers grants to people majoring in medicine including nursing, pre-med, and physical therapy students. Those that apply must agree to work at least two years in specific Nevada healthcare facilities.


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