University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

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Tuition & Fees

$8,685

$24,338

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
630
25th
510
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,740
Declined 2,516
Total Received 13,256
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Public

28,841

undergraduate students

6,138

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Nevada, founded in 1957, is a public coeducational university. Its 350-acre campus is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 34,979
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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358-acre, urban campus in Las Vegas (population: 641,676) and 18-acre dental school campus; branch campus at Nellis Air Force Base and abroad in Singapore. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV
89154

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
630
25th
510
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee ($95 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,740
Declined 2,516
Total Received 13,256

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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P: 702 895-3424
F: 702 895-1353

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, rugby, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country, diving, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mountain West Conference (Football I-A)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Biology.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Architecture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Pedagogy.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nursing Education.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics.
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other.
Psychology, General.
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Restaurant/Food Services Management.
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Solar Energy Technology/Technician.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Transportation and Highway Engineering.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Hospitality Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Biological Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

34,979

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

28,841
students

Female
57%
16,366

Male
43%
12,475

18%

6,138
students

Female
61%
3,730

Male
39%
2,408

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

20,658
students

Female
57%
11,810

Male
43%
8,848

28%

8,183
students

Female
56%
4,556

Male
44%
3,627

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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