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University of Nevada Las Vegas
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  • 4 Year
  • LAS VEGAS, NV

Report Card

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 C
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

4505 S MARYLAND PKY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89154
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference
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 78 majors and 71 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.

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
June 1
Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
1030-1250
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$11,834 / 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
$6,443 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 249 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 314 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 313 responses

Majors

Entertainment Engineering & Design

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

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    43%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,843 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,021
Undergrads Over 25
551400%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 218 responses
  • Diverse
    31%
  • Friendly and Vibrant
    20%
  • Self-Occupied
    14%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • Many are friendly with education obligations
    10%
  • 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. 379 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 432 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 248 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
44%
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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