University Of Southern Nevada

University Of Southern Nevada

University of Southern Nevada or USN is a private university in Henderson, Nevada that has a branch campus in South Jordan, Utah. Originally founded as the Nevada College of Pharmacy, the name was changed to the University of Southern Nevada in 2004. USN, which enrolled its first class in 2001, offers a Doctor of Pharmacy program. Apart from this, it also provides a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration degrees. The university is housed in a 100,000 square foot building.

The Student Governance Association (SGA), The USN Hiking Club, The Latter Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA), and Drug Abuse Awareness Team (DAAT) are some of the students clubs and organizations on campus.

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University of Southern Nevada
11 Sunset Way
Henderson , NV 89014
General Phone: (702) 990-4433

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University of Southern Nevada Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56registered nursing
Business and Management13business management

Number of programs and degrees for University of Southern Nevada in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree561
Doctor's degree - professional practice1231
Master's degree131

University of Southern Nevada Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Southern Nevada had a total enrollment of 671 students (712 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 22%
Graduate 78%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 54%
(Foreign Students) 46%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 8%
22-24 27%
25-29 31%
30-34 18%
35-39 10%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%

University of Southern Nevada Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Henderson, Nevada for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nevada Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Southern Nevada Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

University of Southern Nevada Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
University of Southern Nevada participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4065300)

University of Southern Nevada Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1824

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$121,1772*
Associate professorcalendar year4$107,1650*
Assistant professorcalendar year11$97,71622$95,379
All faculty totalcalendar year18$103,72624$97,969

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Southern Nevada Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Top 16%University of Southern Nevada Minority % of student body
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Top 19%University of Southern Nevada Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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