Top Ranked Nevada Colleges
The Best Colleges in Nevada Ranked for 2019
These are the best four year colleges in Nevada as ranked by CollegeSimply. This Nevada ranking is a subset of our national ranking of the best colleges in America. Our ranking methodology is purely statistical and not subjective in nature. Measuring factors include but are not limited to: student body intellect as indicated by admission scores, graduation rate and admission selectivity. In order to be considered for the ranking, a school must offer four year undergraduate degrees, selectively admit students and be a non-profit institution. Leading the 2019 ranking as the best college in Nevada is University of Nevada Reno.
University of Nevada Reno
- Reno, Nevada
- #1 Top Rated College in Nevada
University of Nevada Las Vegas
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- #2 Top Rated College in Nevada
Sierra Nevada College
- Incline Village, Nevada
- #3 Top Rated College in Nevada
Nevada State College
- Henderson, Nevada
- #4 Top Rated College in Nevada
Ranking MethodologyOverall Rank is calculated based on the following school characteristics.
1National Academic Rank is calculated using standardized test admission data as well as GPA data for admitted freshman.
2National Selectivity Rank is based on admission selectivity for incoming students starting the 2016-2017 academic year.
3National Graduation Rank is based on the percentage of students graduating with bachelor's degrees within six years.