University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2024)

gradeB

Overall Niche Grade

How are grades calculated?Data Sources

  1. Academics

    gradeB

  2. Value

    gradeB

  3. Diversity

    gradeA

  4. Campus

    gradeB minus

  5. Athletics

    gradeA minus

  6. Party Scene

    gradeA minus

  7. Professors

    gradeB

  8. Location

    gradeA minus

  9. Dorms

    gradeC+

  10. Campus Food

    gradeA minus

  11. Student Life

    gradeB+

  12. Safety

    gradeB minus

4505 S MARYLAND PKY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89154

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About UNLV...

  • Common App Accepted
  • Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletics Division

NCAA Division I-FBS

Athletics Conference

Mountain West Conference

  • Nevada
  • Paradise

From University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has it all — innovative academics, real-world experience, undergraduate research, and access to opportunities that you can only find in the dynamic city of Las Vegas. UNLV is a premier metropolitan research institution and is ranked as one of the nation's most diverse universities by U.S. News & World Report.

With 76 majors and 70 minors, UNLV does more than offer options — we provide opportunities. Plus, if your professional ambitions require you to obtain multiple degrees, UNLV also has more than 125 graduate degree programs and our own law, medicine, and dental medicine schools.

Whatever your aspirations — from conducting research to managing a hotel — we're here to help you every step of the way.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

June 1

Acceptance Rate

85%

SAT Range

1000-1220

ACT Range

18-24

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accepts Common App

Yes

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Cost

Net Price

$13,159/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$6,346/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

96%

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Academics

Professors

gradeB

Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

13:1

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

70%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.284 responses

52%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.363 responses

56%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.362 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Hospitality and Tourism Management

    462 Graduates

  • Psychology

    412 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

    330 Graduates

  • Biology

    246 Graduates

  • Nursing

    232 Graduates

  • Communications

    220 Graduates

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

    219 Graduates

  • Business

    168 Graduates

  • Accounting

    161 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    160 Graduates

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Entertainment Engineering & Design

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Entertainment Engineering & Design is a unique program for students interested in pursuing the interdisciplinary fusion of engineering and fine arts. You will study computer science, civil and structural engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical and computer engineering. In addition, you will find direct experience from internships in the many entertainment venues on the Las Vegas Strip.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

1

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

1

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    58%

  • On Campus

    32%

  • Online

    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

19,587Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

5,778

Undergrads Over 25

20%

Pell Grant

46%

Varsity Athletes

2%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

267 responses

  • Diverse

    30%

  • Friendly and Vibrant

    21%

  • Self-Occupied

    13%

  • Many are friendly with education obligations

    9%

  • Outgoing

    9%

  • Commuter

    5%

  • There because its the best option money wise

    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

No data available

Poll

49%

of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.428 responses

Poll

52%

of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.481 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

297 responses

  • Diversity

    63%

  • Unique

    10%

  • A place to learn and grow

    10%

  • The place everyone wants to go

    4%

  • Great business program

    3%

  • Personal

    2%

  • William F Harrah College of Hotel Administration

    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$45,000/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

47%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

90%

National

83%

81%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.210 responses

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