First Time Student | Nevada State College

First Time Student




Academics & Majors

Degrees and Programs – Our range of course offerings gives you the flexibility to explore your options and find the major that best fits your interests. Learn More

Academic Success Center(ASC) – Nevada State’s offers you a range of services including free one-on-one and group tutoring sessions. Learn More

Academic Calendar – Find out important dates for the upcoming year. Learn More

Writing Center – The Nevada State College Writing Center offers free writing support for Nevada State students. Learn More

Costs & Aid

Tuition and Fees – College is an investment of a lifetime. Learn about your options and the resources available for students.  Learn More

Financial Aid – With many financial aid programs available, don’t let finances stop you from achieving a college education.  Learn More

Admissions & Recruitment Scholarships – Learn about available scholarship opportunities and find out how to apply. Learn More

VA Education Benefits – Veterans are eligible to receive benefits through the VA Education Benefits program.  Learn More

Explore and Visit

Schedule a Campus Tour – Our knowledgeable Student Ambassadors will guide you on exploring the highlights of our beautiful campus. Learn More

Campus maps and hours – Information about buildings and classrooms. Learn More

Student Life – Student government, clubs and organizations, and campus recreation. Learn more

Admission requirements

High School GPA:

  • 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 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)

HiSET recipients:

  • Test score range of 15 or higher

Parents and Families

Parent Information –  Parents and families are an important part of a student’s success! The intent of this page is to provide additional resources to aid in the successful completion of the student’s first year experience. Learn more.



Student Orientation will help you make a successful transition to college. Learn More


The academic calendar and academic enrollment records are maintained by the Office of the Registrar. Please Click Here to learn more.

Ferpa Information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. It provides that all records pertaining to a student that are maintained by the College District must be open to inspection by the student and may not be made available to any other person without the written authorization of the student. Click here for more details.


Visit our schools Commencement Ceremony Homepage for more information.


Visit our schools Alumni Page for more information.



Get started on your online application and submit the $30 application fee. During the application process, you will be asked to designate what student type you are.

Spring 2023

January 17, 2023– May 6, 2023

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023
Transcript Deadline: January 8, 2023

Summer 2023

May 1, 2023 – August 5, 2023

Application Deadline: April 15, 2023
Transcript Deadline: April 23, 2023

Fall 2023

August 28, 2023 – December 02, 2023

Application Deadline: July 1, 2023
Transcript Deadline: August 1, 2023


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