First Time Student - Nevada State College

First Time Student

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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

  • Complete our easy online application.

  • Pay the $30 application fee online.

  • Submit all official transcripts (including in-progress transcripts) to:

                  Admissions & Recruitment

                  1300 Nevada State Drive

                  Henderson NV, 89002

    Institutions sending transcripts through e-mail must send them to:


  • Submit your ACT/SAT scores OR sign up to take the placement exam.

    ACT code: 2486 SAT code: 4572

  • Check for available Scholarships.

  • Submit your FAFSA.

  • Military Tuition Assistance Benefits

    VA Educational Benefits

  • Questions? Office of Admissions & Recruitment

    (702) 992-2130 or (702) 992-2170

    Link to the Freshman Admission Requirements in the Catalog


First Year Admission Requirements

High School GPA:

  • Cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of at least 2.0
  • Effective Fall 2020: Cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of at least 2.5

High School Courses:

English: Emphasis on composition, rhetoric, and American, English, and world literature (4 units)

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 (3 units)

Natural Sciences:  (lab or simulation) Including biology, chemistry or physics, with at least one year in laboratory science (2 units)

Social Science/Studies: Including world history and geography, US history, economics, government, or law (3 units)

GED or HiSET recipients:

  • Test score range of 165-200 (Test date of January 2014-current)
    • If you have taken the GED before 2014, please send your test scores to the admission office for review)


Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Semester Dates January 21, 2020 – May 9, 2020 May 18, 2020 – August 8, 2020 August 24, 2020 – December 12, 2020
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Application Deadline January 6, 2020 May 1, 2020 July 13, 2020
Official Transcript Deadline January 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 July 27, 2020
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