Graduate Schools in Nevada | NV Graduate Programs

Enjoy warm weather? If so, you may want to look into graduate schools in Nevada. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area and the state’s largest cities (Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise, Sunrise Manor and more).i 

Nevada is the gambling capital of the United States, but also a leading entertainment center. Major resorts include Lake Tahoe, Reno and Las Vegas. Other tourist attractions and recreation areas include Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, Virginia City and the Great Basin National Park. It’s easy to see that the economy of Nevada is directly tied to tourism- it even has the most hotel rooms per capita in the entire United States! ii

Nevada has a population of 2,839,099 as of the 2014 estimate, which is a 5.1% change from 2010. 22.4% of the residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household annual income is $52,800. The driest state in the nation, with an average annual rainfall of only about 7 in., much of Nevada is uninhabited, sagebrush-covered desert.iii

Top 7 Occupations in Nevada

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Professions with the highest employment in Nevada

Whether you need help deciding what degree to pursue, or just want to get a feel for
professions with the highest employment in Nevada , the table below should be helpful.

  • Registered Nurses
    21,060
  • General and Operations Managers
    17,680
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    10,400
  • Accountants and Auditors
    7,830
  • Business Operations Specialists, All Other
    6,580
  • Managers, All Other
    5,970
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    5,780

These results were reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information see the OES May 2017 State Data Report.

If studying in Nevada sounds like fun, check out the graduate degree programs below and get started on your education. 

Discover Top Nevada Cities for a Graduate Program

 PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor's degree or higher
Las Vegasiv583,756$51,143$99321.4%%
Hendersonv257,729$64,489$1,15630.7%
Renovi225,221$46,770$86728.9%
North Las Vegasvii216,961$53,751$1,11815.0%

 

i en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevada

ii factmonster.com/us-states/nevada.html

iii quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/32000.html

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/HSG860213/3240000,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/EDU635213/3231900,00

vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/INC110213/3260600,00

vii census.gov/quickfacts/table/EDU635213/3251800,00

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