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University of Nevada Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Overview

Student Population
30,457
University of Nevada Las Vegas overview
Location Las Vegas, Nevada
Online unlv.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Nevada Las Vegas overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, University of Nevada Las Vegas is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,612 prospective students applied, and 9,527 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,144 enrolled in the school.  21,541 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,916 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,169 plus fees of $816. UNLV is ranked 560 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

UNLV is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Nevada Las Vegas within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
University of Nevada Las Vegas overview
SAT 1030/1240
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.25
Applications Accepted
82% 
University of Nevada Las Vegas overview
Applications Due Jul 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Nevada Resident Tuition
$7,169
In State Costs for University of Nevada Las Vegas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$816
Room and Board $10,780
Budget for Other Expenses$4,020
Total One Year Cost$24,035
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,316
Out of State Costs for University of Nevada Las Vegas
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$816
Room and Board $10,780
Budget for Other Expenses$4,020
Total One Year Cost$39,182

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Nevada Las Vegas students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Psychology 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Education 6%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182281 IPEDS survey data for University of Nevada Las Vegas.

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