Henderson is Southern Nevada's leader in education
Public and private educational providers in Henderson provide excellent opportunities to meet the needs of businesses and residents.
In addition to having the region's most-educated population, residents in Henderson have the highest educational attainment in comparision to other major cities in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, 13 universities and colleges have established themselves in Henderson, including: Nevada State College, College of Southern Nevada - Henderson campus, ITT Technical Institute, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus, Regis University, Roseman University of Health Sciences, Everest College, DeVry University, International Academy of Design and Technology, National University, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, The Art Institute of Las Vegas, and Sierra Nevada College.
Located nearby is the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). UNLV is a fully accredited, national flagship university offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to a student enrollment in excess of 28,000 students.