Thinking about becoming a Scorpion?

If so, you ve come to the right place.

This is Nevada State College. Exciting, ingenious, innovative things happen here, all driven by our people. Students and faculty, staff and supporters each of us chose to be part of Nevada's only public four-year college, and chose to be bold. To be great. To be State.

The NSC Student

This is who we are, and who you may be. If you re:

  • In high school and looking forward to education after graduation
  • Transferring from another college or program
  • Finishing your degree after a leave of absence
  • Already in the workforce, but now writing the next chapter in your life.

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NSC Quick Facts

  • 3,405 students (and growing!)
  • 36% first-generation students
  • 75% female, 25% male
  • 52.2% diverse students
  • 65% of NSC students have been awarded financial aid
  • More than 20 student clubs and organizations
  • 2,078 alumni (80% live and work in Nevada)
  • Campus parking is FREE!
  • Henderson has more than 80 miles of bike and walking trails, 56 parks, and 93 baseball fields
  • NSC is 15 miles away from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip
  • NSC is the only four-year public college in the state
  • Mascot: scorpion (recently named Scotty by campus vote)
  • 17:1 average student-to-faculty ratio
  • The City of Henderson offers numerous affordable housing opportunities for students in close proximity to the NSC campus

Ready to choose your path? Get started by Applying to NSC.