Tuition & Fees

$7,920

$22,392

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
48%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
47%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
22%
6-11
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,003
Declined + 1,869
Total Received 9,872
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Public

25,279

undergraduate students

5,192

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Hospitality Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Biological Sciences
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Codes

SAT 4861
ACT 2496

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 30,471
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Las Vegas, NV

358-acre, urban campus in Las Vegas (population: 632,912) 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.

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
19 fraternities 8% of male students
 
17 sororities 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
48%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
47%
400-499
17%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
22%
6-11
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
($95 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,003
Declined + 1,869
Total Received 9,872

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kristine Shay
Executive Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 702 774-8658
F: 702 774-8008
admissions@unlv.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Norm Bedford
Director of Financial Aid
norm.bedford@unlv.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Desiree Reed-Francois (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mountain West Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Rebel
School colors
scarlet and gray

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Anthropology/Ethnic Studies
Applied Music
Applied Physics
Architecture
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Beverage Management
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Comprehensive Medical Imaging
Computational Physics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling
Counseling Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Crisis/Emergency Management
Culinary Arts Management
Cultural Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dental Medicine
Dental Surgery
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Experimental Psychology
Film Studies
Finance
Food Service Management
French
Gaming Management
Geology
Geoscience
German
Health Care Administration
Health Education
Health Physics
Health Promotion
Higher Education
Hispanic Studies
History
Hospitality Administration
Hospitality Management
Hotel/Hospitality Administration
Human Resources Management
Human Services Counseling
Informatics
Instructional/Curricular Studies
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Interior Architecture/Design
International Business
Jazz Studies
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Learning Sciences
Linguistic Studies
Lodging/Resort Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials/Nuclear Engineering
Mathematical Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Media Studies
Medical Physics
Medicine
Meetings/Events Management
Music
Nuclear Medicine
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition Sciences
Oral Biology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs
Public Health
Radiochemistry
Recreation
Romance Languages
School Psychology
Science
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Senior Adult Theatre
Social Science Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Injury Management
Sports/Leisure Services Management
Studio Art
Teacher Education
Theatre Arts
Transportation
Urban/Environmental Horticulture
Urban/Regional Planning
Vocational Counseling
Water Resource Management
Women's Studies
Workforce Education/Development
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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

30,471

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

25,279
students

Female
57%
14,310

Male
43%
10,969

17%

5,192
students

Female
60%
3,097

Male
40%
2,095

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

18,958
students

Female
58%
10,894

Male
42%
8,064

26%

6,321
students

Female
55%
3,416

Male
45%
2,905

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
31%
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 Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: July 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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