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University of Nevada-Las Vegas
University of Nevada-Las Vegas 4505 S Maryland Pky Las Vegas, NV 89154 Phone: (702) 895-3011
  • General Information
    About University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    UNLV Mission Statement The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a research institution committed to rigorous educational programs and the highest standards of a liberal education. We produce accomplished graduates who are well prepared to enter the work force or to continue their education in graduate and professional programs. Our faculty, students, and staff enthusiastically confront the challenges of economic and cultural diversification, urban growth, social justice, and sustainability. Our commitment to our dynamic region and State centrally influences our research and educational programs, which improves our local communities. Our commitment to the national and international communities ensures that our research and educational programs engage both traditional and innovative areas of study and global concerns. UNLV’s distinctive identity and values permeate a unique institution that brings the best of the world to our region and, in turn, produces knowledge to improve the region and world around us. UNLV is committed to and driven by these shared values that will guide our decision making: * High expectations for student learning and success; * Discovery through research, scholarship, and creative activity; * Nurturing equity, diversity, and inclusiveness that promotes respect, support, and empowerment; * Social, environmental, and economic sustainability; * Strong, reciprocal, and interdependent relationships between UNLV and the region around us; * An entrepreneurial, innovative, and unconventional spirit.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 7,800
    Percent Admitted 78%
    Men Admitted 75%
    Women Admitted 80%
    Full Time Retention Rate 73%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 440 560
      Math 450 580
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 19 24
      English 18 24
      Math 18 25
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 35,868
    Native American 274
    Asian 5,201
    African American 2,718
    Hispanic 4,611
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 16,523
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,607

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