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It’s not just students who become part of the Coyote family – we welcome their parents, families, and loved ones as well. We know preparing your student for college is a big step, so we are here to help. Please explore the links and information below to help you support your student through the college search and application process.

About CSN

Since 1971, the College of Southern Nevada has grown to become a leading education institution, being the 5th largest college of its type in the country. As the largest and most ethnically diverse college in Nevada, we’ve made it a priority to provide an affordable, collaborative, and welcoming environment that allows all students to shine. CSN is a fully accredited institution offering hundreds of degrees and certificates—with 57 degrees and certificates available entirely online.  Click About Us to learn more.

Campus Visits

We invite you and your student to visit our campus.  View Campus Visits for more information or to RSVP.

Diversity & Inclusion

The College of Southern Nevada strives to place diversity as an overarching principle and accreditation theme that impacts every area of our institution. Moreover, we prioritize continually planning and establishing CSN’s identity, ensuring it remains consistent with our values as a whole. The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is part of the President’s Office and works closely with all levels of the administration, staff, and faculty to achieve its mission, vision, and goals.

Early College Programs

The College of Southern Nevada provides opportunities for students attending high school to enroll in classes and earn college credit at CSN.  We offer the following programs:  CSN High School, CTE College Credit, Dual Enrollment Program, and the Jumpstart Program.

Participation requirements vary for each program. Click Early College Programs to learn more.

Financial Aid

Paying for a college education can be challenging, that’s why you should plan how to pay for college before you start.  There are many types of financial aid available such as Grants, College Work Study, Scholarships, and Loans. Browse our Tuition and Financial Aid site to learn more about the various financial aid options available to you.  Our financial aid staff is here to help navigate you through the financial aid process and get your student started on your journey to achieve higher education.

Safety at CSN

The College of Southern Nevada is committed to the safety, health, and well-being of all members of the College community.  You may visit the Environmental Health & Safety website to learn more.