Nevada Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, new media technology industries, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your chosen field should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Nevada technical schools fit the bill.

Nevada technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Nevada’s best technical schools include the University of Nevada-School of Engineering (est. 1874), and Apollo College (est. 1976). Overall, the state of Nevada has 7 public and 16 private institutions with more than 104,488 undergraduate students enrolled. There are thousands of students enrolled in Nevada technical schools with more than 1,000 enrolled in the state’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Nevada Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Nevada technical school is $3,053 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Nevada technical school is $14,786 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Nevada technical schools start at around $100-$150 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $200-$250 per credit hour. Online technical school students will pay the same amount for tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public Nevada colleges is $9,115 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Nevada Technical Schools and Enrollment

University of Nevada-School of Engineering (avg. enrollment, 11,962 students)
Apollo College (avg. enrollment, 1,000+)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Nevada

University of Nevada
 Apollo College
DeVry University-Henderson, NV
ITT Technical Institute-Henderson, NV

Accredited Nevada Technical Schools

University of Nevada (Department of Engineering)
Apollo College

Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education


Locations Nevada