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We’re so excited that the next chapter in your education story might BE WITH US at Nevada State College!

step checklist

  • #1 Got Questions?

    • Why choose Nevada State College?
    • Meet the Recruiter for your High School
      • Click HERE to learn more about the Recruiters!
    • Sign up for a On-Campus Tour
    • Check out the Nevada State Viewbook
    • Meet the Recruiter for your High School
    • Click HERE to learn more about the Recruiter for your High School!
    • Book a virtual appointmentFreshmen? Click HERE

    Still have questions?

    Call us at 702-992-2170

    Email us at






    #2 Ready to Apply?

    • Click the link in the table for the term you are applying for
    • Complete the application
    • Submit your $30 application fee
    • Submit your OFFICIAL transcripts to
    • Transcripts will be accepted via email IF they are sent directly to our Admissions Office from the Registrar's Office of the sending school or third party agency. Transcripts sent to Admissions directly by applicants are considered unofficial. Official transcripts are REQUIRED for admissions to NS.
    • Transcripts can be sent (in sealed envelope from institution) to us:
      • Nevada State College
      • Admissions & Recruitment
      • 1300 Nevada State Drive
      • Henderson, NV 89002
    • For additional information: document.





    #3 Admitted?


    • Send us your OFFICIAL SAT/ACT scores
    • Click HERE for steps on how to properly submit your immunization and vaccine records
      • IMPORTANT: Admissions does not manage the process for submission of immunization records. 
      • Immunization Policy
  • #4 Interested in Financial Aid?

    Check for available Scholarships.

    Submit your FAFSA.

    Apply for Military Tuition Assistance Benefits

    Apply for VA Educational Benefits

Nevada State College welcomes first time freshmen applicants.

A student is considered a first-time freshman if they have graduated from (or is still in) high school and who has not enrolled in a regular session at any college or university following graduation. If you have already graduated from high school and have attended a college/university after your high school graduation, you may be considered a transfer student. Refer to the Transfer Admission Website to review the process for transfer admission.


Freshman Admission Requirements

  • Admission to freshman standing requires graduation from an accredited or approved high school with a minimum unweighted overall grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. For additional information please visit our catalog.
  • The following high school course admission requirements will apply for freshman admission to Nevada State.

High School Course(s)


English: Emphasis on composition, rhetoric, and American, English, and world literatures


Mathematics: Three units including at least two units of algebra 1 and higher level mathematics, chosen from second year algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and other advanced mathematics


Natural Science: (lab or simulation) Including biology, chemistry or physics, with at least one year in laboratory science


Social Science/ Studies: Including world history and geography, US history, economics, government, or law




Applications and Deadlines



Semester 2022


Semester 2022


Semester 2023 

Semester Dates  August 22, 2022 – December 10, 2022  May 9, 2022 – August 6, 2022 

January 18, 2023 – May 9, 2023

Application Link   


for Fall 2022 


Application closed

Application coming soon

Application Deadline 

July 1, 2022  

April 15, 2022 

January 1, 2023 

Official Transcript Deadline 

August 15, 2022

April 23, 2022

January 8, 2023   


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