University of Nevada – Las Vegas: Ranking & Review

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Las Vegas Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 186 535
Top 4%

University of Nevada - Las Vegas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%77%84%
Applicants9,8724,1805,692
Admissions8,0033,2224,780
Enrolled undergraduates4,1401,6922,448
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,47113,06517,406

12,520 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,480 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,403
Percent of students submitting SAT scores34%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
565

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,383
Percent of students submitting ACT scores82%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
21

University of Nevada - Las Vegas Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,451 $37,639
Off-campus $24,005 $38,193
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,924 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Nevada - Las Vegas provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,800 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,899 $21,087
Fees for full-time undergraduates $646 $646
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $216 $453
Tuition for Full-time graduates $5,144 $19,332
Fees for full-time graduates $632 $632
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $269 $566

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,098 188 8 1,294
Education 222 422 28 672
Health Professions and Related Programs 1 240 83 120 444
Psychology 319 27 10 356
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 179 113 6 298
Visual and Performing Arts 3 238 26 18 285
Social Sciences 241 19 9 269
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 238 11 249
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 232 11 1 244
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 205 12 217
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 198 17 215
Engineering 141 33 13 187
Legal Professions and Studies 13 130 143
English Language and Literature & Letters 105 14 5 124
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 78 34 1 113
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 93 93
Physical Sciences 50 16 6 72
Architecture and Related Services 39 19 58
History 35 6 1 42
Mathematics and Statistics 27 2 4 33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 27 1 28
Philosophy and Religious Studies 20 20
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 15
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 9 9
Personal and Culinary Services 4 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Science Technologies & Technicians 1 1
Grand Total54,0531,0683605,486

A total of 4,058 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Nevada - Las Vegas.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,428 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%38%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesUNLV
Founded1957
MottoOmnia Pro Patria
All for our Country
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsscarlet, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,210
Instructional FTE1,393
Research FTE37
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.unlv.edu
Address4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89154
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone7028953011

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