University of Nevada in Las Vegas offers an abundance of academic programs, many of which have received accolades and high rankings from various publications.
Over 200 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels are available at UNLV. Academics run the gamut and include everything from Business Administration to Screenwriting to graduate degrees in Theatre, Social Work, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Engineering.
Academic areas that have received particular attention or recognition include the programs in Architecture, Education, Hotel Administration, Dental Medicine and Law.
UNLV’s doctorate in Creative Writing program has also been recognized by Atlantic Monthly as one of the best in the country.
A research university, UNLV also houses a number of research centers and institutes where student and faculty research is conducted.
Like most everything else at UNLV, student life is abundant. More than 200 student organizations, over 16 varsity teams and more than 30 sororities and fraternities all make their home on the UNLV campus.
Freshman admissions is fairly selective and is based, in part, on a minimum GPA and standardized test scores. Graduate admission requirements vary from one department to another.
Tuition at UNLV is reduced for residents of Nevada and nearby states. Deferment and payment plans and other financial aid awards are available to those who qualify.
Quick Facts about University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Large City Setting
Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
UNLV Ratings & Reviews
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