College of Southern Nevada

Key majors offered
Computing Technology And Information Systems
Hotel Management
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate Urban No 3400 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Associate, Career/Undergraduate Certificate, Bachelor Public Baccalaureate College Co-educational 453 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Associate $$ $$$ $$ $$$ 109
Career/Undergraduate Certificate 109
Bachelor 109
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) enrolls 33,000 students, offers 180 programs and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). CSN is a non-residential college made up of three campuses: North Las Vegas, Henderson and West Charleston with an outstanding International Language Center, world-renowned Culinary, Hotel and Casino Training Facilities and a Flight Training Center. CSN has ACPHA Hospitality Management "Exemplary" rated programs in which students can study Casino Management, Culinary Arts, Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Management and Tourism, Convention and Event Planning and its Culinary Arts program is ranked 7th in the nation by Best Choice Schools. Students earning an AA, AB or AS degree at CSN have completed the first two years of a Bachelor's program, and are eligible to transfer to a 4-year institution with junior level (third year) standing in leading programs such as Architecture, Aviation, Nursing, Engineering, Fine Arts, Computer & Information Systems, Marketing, and Physical Sciences. Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World. With a thriving hospitality industry, the city offers students access to work experiences in a variety of entertainment venues, trade shows, conferences, and conventions, as well as world-renowned restaurants and casinos. Students and their families can also explore nature in Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston and Lake Mead Recreation Area.


There is no on-campus housing at CSN, but there is affordable off-campus housing. There are several apartment complexes near the campus that are within walking distance. The average cost for housing and meals expenses in the community is approximately $10,300/year.

Student life

  • There are over 30 student organizations at CSN.
  • The International Student Organization provides opportunities for international students and American students to meet and enjoy fun activities, including: hiking, picnics, International Festivals, movie nights, coffee house programs and travels around the Southwestern United States.
  • Student leadership academy
  • State-of-the-art hospitality and gaming labs
  • On-campus sports center
  • Intramural sports
  • Three campuses
  • Extensive student services
  • Vacation and gaming capital of the world