Nevada contains two schools that offer economics programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking economics school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 economics schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Economics students from Nevada schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 35,040 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $59,370. Economists in this state earn $75,340/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from economics, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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