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 housing and food

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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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Application link Apply online
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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 Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,518

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,927
Housing $5,880
Food $5,246
Additional fees $758
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $21,051
Average Financial Aid - $5,518
Total with Avg. Aid $15,533

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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