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University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
University Website: go.unlv.edu/
Apply Online: web.unlv.edu/admissions/apply.html
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University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada, USA. The 337-acre (136 ha) campus is located approximately 1.5-mile (2.4 km) east of the Las Vegas Strip. The institution includes the Shadow Lane Campus, located just east of the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, which houses the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, the only dental school in the state of Nevada. In addition, UNLV's law school, the William S. Boyd School of Law, is the only law school in the state. The university has been deemed a "research-intensive university" by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration is annually ranked among the top hospitality programs in the United States due to the university's proximity to the Las Vegas Strip.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,407.00 avg tuition

4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
(702) 895-3011

Apply online Admissions:
web.unlv.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
finaid.unlv.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Statistics:
Applied 5,801
Admitted 4,746 82%
Enrolled total 2,870
Full Time: 2,713
Part Time 157
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 440 560
SAT Math 450 570
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 76%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,812.00 $5,812.00 $19,407.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $496.00 $496.00 $496.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $177.00 $177.00 $350.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,833.00 $4,833.00 $18,428.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $532.00 $532.00 $532.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $252.00 $252.00 $515.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,160.00 $9,260.00 $4,486.00
Other Expenses $3,076.00 $4,486.00 $4,486.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,220.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 69%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,807.00

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Interior Architecture X
Landscape Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Construction Management X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other X
Finance, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other X
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
Real Estate X
Restaurant/Food Services Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
French Language Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, Other X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Transportation and Highway Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Work and Family Studies X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Health/Medical Physics X X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Public Health, General X X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Nutrition Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Hydrology and Water Resources Science X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Administration X X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X X
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
John Midby and Daniel Byron Scarlet and Gray Scholarship $5000 February 01, 2015
Provost's Scholarship - UNLV $3250 February 01, 2015
Mildred P. Cotner Excellence Scholarship $2500 February 01, 2015
UNLV Excellence Scholarship $2250 February 01, 2015
Rebel Achievement Scholarship $1750 February 01, 2015
Albert E. Phillips Scholarship Varies March 01, 2015
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