College of Southern Nevada


As the largest and most ethnically diverse college in Nevada, CSN has made it a priority to provide an affordable, collaborative and welcoming environment that allows students of any culture to shine. We are a fully accredited institution offering over 160 degrees and certificates in more than 70 academic programs—with 23 degrees and certificates available entirely online. We’re also extremely accessible with three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson, as well as multiple sites and centers throughout the Southern Nevada area.

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This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General   CERT, ASSOC    
Air Conditioning Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew   ASSOC    
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects   CERT, ASSOC    
Anthropology   ASSOC    
Applied Politics/Political Management   CERT    
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD   CERT, ASSOC    
Architectural Technology/Technician   ASSOC    
Art/Art Studies, General   ASSOC    
Associate of Arts/Science   ASSOC    
Associate of General Studies   ASSOC    
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician   CERT    
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Banking and Financial Support Services   CERT, ASSOC    
Biological Science   ASSOC    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   ASSOC    
Bookkeeping   CERT    
Building Construction Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Building Technology - Carpentry/Carpenter   CERT, ASSOC    
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager   CERT, ASSOC    
Business Administration   CERT, ASSOC    
Business Management   CERT    
Business Management   ASSOC    
Business Management - International Business/Trade/Commerce   CERT, ASSOC    
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Chemistry, General   ASSOC    
Civil Engineering, General   ASSOC    
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist   CERT, BS    
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant   CERT, ASSOC, BS    
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other   ASSOC    
Communications   ASSOC    
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information   CERT, ASSOC    
Computer Information Systems   CERT, ASSOC    
Construction Management   ASSOC    
Creative Writing   CERT, ASSOC    
Criminal Justice/Police Science   CERT, ASSOC    
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies   CERT, ASSOC    
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management   ASSOC    
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism   CERT, ASSOC    
Dance, General   CERT    
Deaf Studies   CERT, ASSOC    
Dental Assisting   CERT, ASSOC    
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist   ASSOC, BS    
Diagnostic Medical Sonography   ASSOC    
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General   ASSOC    
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General   ASSOC    
Early Childhood Education - Provider   ASSOC    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   CERT, ASSOC    
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs   CERT, ASSOC    
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Electrician   CERT, ASSOC    
Elementary Education and Teaching   ASSOC    
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)   CERT, ASSOC    
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other   ASSOC    
Engineering Technology/Technician - Industrial   CERT, ASSOC    
English Language and Literature, General   ASSOC    
Environmental Safety & Health Environmental Resource Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Environmental Safety & Health Occupational Safety Management   CERT, ASSOC    
Environmental Science   ASSOC    
Fire Science Technology - Urban Fire Fighting   CERT, ASSOC    
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General   ASSOC    
Geology/Earth Science, General   ASSOC    
Graphic Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Health-Related Knowledge and Skills, Other   ASSOC    
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other   ASSOC    
History, General   ASSOC    
Hospitality Administration/Management, General   CERT, ASSOC    
Hotel, Restaurant, Casino - Culinary Arts   CERT, ASSOC    
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management   CERT, ASSOC    
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General   ASSOC    
Information Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Interior Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Journalism   ASSOC    
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching   CERT, ASSOC    
Juvenile Corrections   ASSOC    
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching   CERT, ASSOC    
Legal Assistant/Paralegal   CERT, ASSOC    
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage   CERT    
Mathematics   ASSOC    
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder   ASSOC    
Medical Laboratory - UNLV Transfer Track   ASSOC    
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist   CERT, ASSOC    
Medical/Clinical Assistant   ASSOC    
Music Management and Merchandising   CERT, ASSOC    
Music, General   ASSOC    
Nursing   ASSOC    
Occupational Therapist Assistant   CERT, ASSOC    
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist   ASSOC    
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant   CERT, ASSOC    
Philosophy   CERT, ASSOC    
Photography - Commercial   CERT, ASSOC    
Photography - Videography and Film   CERT, ASSOC    
Physical Therapist Assistant   ASSOC    
Physical Therapy/Therapist   ASSOC    
Practical Nursing   CERT, ASSOC    
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design   CERT    
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Psychology, General   ASSOC    
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer   CERT, ASSOC    
Real Estate   CERT, ASSOC    
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist   ASSOC, BS    
Restaurant/Food Services Management   CERT, ASSOC    
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General   ASSOC    
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other   ASSOC    
Secondary Education and Teaching   ASSOC    
Small Business Administration/Management   ASSOC    
Social Sciences, General   CERT, ASSOC    
Sociology   CERT, ASSOC    
Special Education and Teaching, General   ASSOC    
Surgical Technology/Technologist   CERT, ASSOC    
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager   CERT, ASSOC    
Tourism and Travel Services Management   CERT, ASSOC    
Undeclared   No Degree    
Veterinary Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Welding Technology/Welder   CERT, ASSOC    

Enrollment Information

Prospective students seeking a degree or certificate of achievement from CSN must have a high school diploma, its equivalent (GED), or be a qualified international student. A student who does not meet these admission requirements may apply for admission to CSN under alternative criteria, but will not be eligible for financial aid.  

Additional requirements may apply depending on the individual's situation. Limited Entry programs require additional criteria.

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