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Study: University of Nevada, Reno ranked best college in state

UNLV ranked No. 2
Posted at 6:06 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 15:01:55-04

University of Nevada, Reno has been ranked the top college in the state by WalletHub. UNLV was ranked 2nd and Sierra Nevada College came in at No. 3.

The study by WalletHub looked at things like net cost to live on campus, on-campus crime, and graduation rate. They also looked at student-faculty ratio and post-attendance median salary.


School Snapshot: University of Nevada-Reno (1 = Best)
2nd – Net Cost
2nd – Student-Faculty Ratio
1st – On-Campus Crime
2nd – Gender & Racial Diversity
1st – Graduation Rate
1st – Post-Attendance Median Salary

School Snapshot: University of Nevada-Las Vegas (1 = Best)
2nd – Admission Rate
1st – Net Cost
1st – Gender & Racial Diversity
2nd – Post-Attendance Median Salary

School Snapshot: Sierra Nevada College (1 = Best)
1st – Admission Rate
1st – Student-Faculty Ratio
2nd – On-Campus Crime
2nd – Graduation Rate

According to the study, the average tuition and room and board at a 4-year college costs between $21,000 and $48,000 per year. WalletHub compared more than 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S.