Tier-1 Research Institution (R1)
Strong partnerships with industry
#1 diverse campus in the US

About

UNLV is more than a major university in the entertainment capital of the world. It is a Tier-1 Research Institution that offers world-class experiences in studies and placement.

With 78 majors and 175 graduate programs, UNLV is an ideal school for hotel and hospitality management, business, engineering, computer science, law, medicine, and more.

LocationLas Vegas, Nevada
Founded1957
TypePublic university
DegreesBachelors
Masters
Doctorate
Majors78 undergraduate
175 graduate
Enrollments31,142
International students1,000 (3.2%)

Why UNLV

Top in Research

UNLV is a Tier-1 Research Institution, meaning it is one of the top 3% of US schools for research.

Diverse Campus

UNLV is ranked #1 Campus Ethnic Diversity by US News & World Report.

Quality Academics

Quality academics in hospitality, business, engineering, computer science, and more.

In Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World and is driving distance to Los Angeles.

Your Major

Choose your major from 78 undergraduate and 175 graduate majors.

Direct Flight

Las Vegas has direct flights to most major airports, and is a quick flight from LAX.

Strong Support

Strong support for international students to help you be successful.

Large Campus

UNLV has a large campus that gives the ideal experience in the US.

UNLV in Pictures

Majors

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Business

Accounting
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Information Management
International Business
Management
Marketing
Real Estate

Education

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Human Services
Secondary Education
Special Education
Workforce Education

Engineering

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Electrical Engineering
Entertainment Engineering and Design
Mechanical Engineering

Fine Arts

Architecture
Art
Art History
Dance
Entertainment Engineering and Design
Film
Graphic Design & Media
Interior Architecture and Design
Landscape Architecture
Music
Theater

Health Sciences

Athletic Training
Comprehensive Medical Imaging
Health Care Administration
Health Physics
Kinesiological Sciences
Nuclear Medicine
Nursing
Nutrition Sciences
Public Health

Hotel Administration

Hospitality Management

Liberal Arts

Afro-American Studies
Anthropology
Asian Studies
English
French
German
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Latin American Studies
Multidisciplinary Studies
Philosophy
Philosophy, Law and Justice
Political Science
Psychology
Romance Languages
Social Science Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish for the Professions
Gender and Sexuality Studies

Science

Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Earth and Environmental Science
Geology
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
Preprofessional Biomedical Science

Urban Affairs

Communication Studies
Criminal Justice
Environmental Studies
Journalism and Media Studies
Public Administration

Graduate / Masters / PhD

Business

Accounting
Data Analytics and Applied Economics
Economics
Management Information Systems
MBA
MBA (Executive MBA)

Education

Education

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Electrical Engineering
Materials and Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Transportation

Fine Arts

Architecture
Art
Healthcare Interior Design
Music
Musical Arts
Theatre
Writing for Dramatic Media

Health Sciences

Exercise Physiology
Health Care Administration
Health Physics
Kinesiology
Nutrition Sciences
Medical Physics
Public Health (MPH)

Nursing

Nursing

Hotel Administration

Hospitality Administration
Hotel Administration

Liberal Arts

Anthropology
Creative Writing
English
Hispanic Studies
History
Political Science

Medicine

Couple and Family Therapy
Medicine (Doctor of Medicine)

Science

Astronomy
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geoscience
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
Radiochemistry
Water Resources Management

Urban Affairs

Communication Studies
Criminal Justice
Emergency and Crisis Management
Journalism and Media Studies
Social Work
Urban Leadership

Admissions

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Requirements

Grades

3.00 GPA equivalent

English

6.0 IELTS
61 iBT TOEFL
90 Duolingo
44 PTE

Or be from Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Fiji, Irish Republic, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitt & Nevis, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland), U.S. Virgin Islands.

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts

After admission:
Bank statement
Financial Support Form

Cost

$28,742 Tuition & fees
$19,348 Housing, meals, living
$48,090 Total

Costs are for two academic semesters (one academic year) and may vary.

When to Apply

Spring Semester

Apply by December 1
Start in January

Summer Semester

Apply by April 1
Start in May

Fall Semester

Apply by July 1
Start in August

Graduate / Masters / PhD

Requirements

Grades

2.75 GPA equivalent

English

6.0 IELTS
61 iBT TOEFL
90 Duolingo
44 PTE

Or be from Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Fiji, Irish Republic, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitt & Nevis, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland), U.S. Virgin Islands.

Test Score

550 GMAT for MBA

300 GRE required for select programs

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts

After admission:
Bank statement
Financial Support Form

Cost

$26,509 Tuition & fees
$22,414 Housing, meals, living
$48,923 Total

Costs are for two academic semesters (one academic year) and may vary.

When to Apply

Spring Semester

Apply by December 1
Start in January

Summer Semester

Apply by April 1
Start in May

Fall Semester

Apply by July 1
Start in August

Experience

Housing

On-campus housing
Off-campus housing

Meals

On-campus dining
Kitchens in on-campus housing

Safety

UNLV takes student safety very serious and offers security on campus 24/7.

Transportation

Student housing is within walking distance to classes, shopping, restaurants, and university offices. Students also have free bus passes to get around the city.

Fun

Las Vegas is known for being fun. Students are encouraged to have safe fun around town and explore the area’s outside of campus and the strip.