Las Vegas Colleges and Universities

Las Vegas, Nevada is the world's undisputed entertainment capital, a round-the-clock extravaganza of theater, music, and gaming. But Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, also offers career opportunities in business services and construction-related fields. The city attracts a young population eager to take advantage of the thriving economy. Students of Las Vegas colleges and universities can take a break from the books and the nightlife by heading to local recreational hotspots such as climbing mecca Red Rocks.

Las Vegas' higher education options include several major colleges and universities and a range of career and technical institutes. The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) is a large public university with an enrollment topping 18,000. Las Vegas' private colleges and universities include Webster University and San Joaquin Valley College. The public Community College of Southern Nevada and various technical institutes offer career-focused education.

Las Vegas Age Demographics



Cultural Diversity in Las Vegas



Large Schools

College of Southern Nevada
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Small Schools

New Mexico Highlands University
Luna Community College
Nevada Career Institute
Expertise Cosmetology Institute
Northwest Career College
Institute of Professional Careers
Casal Institute of Nevada
Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas
Brightwood College-Las Vegas
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas
Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas
Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences-Summerlin
Carrington College-Las Vegas
European Massage Therapy School-Las Vegas
Advanced Training Institute
Paul Mitchell the School-Las Vegas
Utah College of Massage Therapy-Vegas
Milan Institute-Las Vegas
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Las Vegas
Healthcare Preparatory Institute
University of Phoenix-Nevada
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Nevada
Arizona College-Las Vegas
Wongu University of Oriental Medicine