College of Southern Nevada sets record for number of graduates in a class

Posted at 9:51 PM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 00:51:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Despite the hardships of the pandemic, a record number of College of Southern Nevada students are graduating this month.

It's estimated more than 90% of them will remain in Nevada.

Nearly 3,900 students are eligible to graduate on May 15 at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Nearly a quarter of those students are the first in their family to earn a college degree and a third of the graduates are Hispanic.