4505 Maryland Parkway Box 451021, Las Vegas, NV 89154 702-774-8658
About University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Year of Foundation 1957
  • Size of Campus 337 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 22,077
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56% 44% 22%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 3,510 in-state, 13,420 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 20,607
Since its first classes were held on campus in 1957, UNLV has transformed itself from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution of more than 28,000 students and 3,100 faculty and staff. Along the way, the urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Charles Vanda Master Series, New York Stage and Beyond, Barrick Lecture Series, Black Box and Judy Bayley Theatre Events, UNLVino, Xeric Garden and Arboretum Tours, Runnin'Rebel and Lady Rebels Basketball, Football, National Rodeo Finals, rock concerts
  • Number of students in fraternities 18
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Beta Gamma, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Eta Sigma Delta, Golden Key National Honor Society, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Lambda Alpha, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassador Christian Fellowship, APEX, Baptist Student Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Newman Club, Christ Impacting College and Career, Hillel at UNLV, Lambda Delta Sigma, Latter-Day Saints Student Associat
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Chinese Student & Scholar Association, English Language Center Club, Filipino American Student Association, German Club, International Club, Japanese Speaking Club, Korean American Student Associa
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 18
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Distance to nearest airport Las Vegas (3)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Las Vegas (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 98%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 7%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 2,802,999
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,950
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,500
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 83,601
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Architecture library, gaming, Las Vegas history and Southern Nevada history collections; Curriculum and Materials Library (College of Education); music library; law library
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,395,737
  • Number Of Subscriptions 20,146
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 11,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,400
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums Art galleries, state-of-the-art recording studio and MIDI laboratory, Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillet Recital Hall, on campus pre-school, Athletic Hall of Fame, Natural History Museum, Desert Research Institute, resources studies unit (National Park Service), Lie
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 850
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Clark County School District, Walt Disney World, Fairmont Hotel & Resorts, Starwood Hotel & Resorts, Hilton Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, GES Exposition services, Hyatt Hotels, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Westgate Resorts, Rich Wightman & Company CPA
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,000
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis