University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Top reasons to study here

  • We stimulate economic development and diversification, foster a climate of innovation, promote health, and enrich the cultural vitality of the communities.
  • Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country.
  • UNLV continues to rise in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates.

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About

History

Since its first classes were held in 1957, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), has undergone an amazing transformation — from a dusty outpost on the south edge of town to a thriving urban research institution. Along the way, thanks to its innovative frontier spirit, UNLV has kept pace with one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.

Education

Our vision is that by 2025, UNLV will be recognized as a top tier public university in research, education, and community impact.

Research

From creating community partnerships and advancing student achievement, to promoting research, scholarship, and creative activity, we work hard to achieve our goal of becoming a top 100 American research university.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
501
2020
501 200
2019
701
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
801 -200
2021
601
2020
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
814 -69
2020
745
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

UNLV has reached the top of U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. After two years in second, UNLV is now in a three-way tie for first in the publication’s Best Ethnic Diversity category. It’s a reflection of our Southern Nevada community and a factor that elevates the value of a UNLV education. As the nation becomes more diverse as a whole, companies increasingly will look for employees who can lead diverse workforces.

Library services

UNLV Libraries participate in the articulation and assessment of student learning; provide direct instruction to students; partner with classroom faculty on course and assignment design; and intentionally create co-curricular learning experiences.

Student Life

Campus life

Located minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, and just a short drive from numerous attractions, our 350+ acre campus is at the heart of this thriving city.

Come visit and tour UNLV’s beautiful campus and state-of-the-art facilities. You will hear a little campus history while learning more about the student experience, campus life, and academic departments.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

My department was phenomenal and has some very prestigious researchers. From my courses and advisor, I gained valuable insight and experience that will really help me as I move forward with my degree. The university is very "up and coming" and there have been many improvements in my three years there, particularly with supporting postgraduate research. The new medical and...

Customizable Biomedical Engineering Masters at UNLV
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I liked the freedom to choose my own courses to fulfill the degree, but I also feel like the course could use more relevant courses to choose from

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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