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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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UNLV is an above-average public university located in Paradise, Nevada in the Las Vegas Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,764 undergraduate students. The UNLV acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Hospitality and Tourism Management, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 45% of students, UNLV alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

About

4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UNLV Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
1030-1250
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,403 / 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
$5,460 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 249 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 310 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 309 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,764 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,518
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 213 responses
  • Diverse
    31%
  • Friendly and Vibrant
    20%
  • Self-Occupied
    15%
  • Outgoing
    10%
  • Many are friendly with education obligations
    9%
  • Commuter
    4%
  • Eccentric
    3%

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. 375 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 428 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 244 responses
  • Diversity
    66%
  • Unique
    10%
  • A place to learn and grow
    7%
  • The place everyone wants to go
    5%
  • Great business program
    3%
  • Personal
    3%
  • William F Harrah College of Hotel Administration
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
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. 202 responses

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