UNLV Admission RequirementsLas Vegas, Nevada
Chances of getting into University of Nevada Las Vegas
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UNLV and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Nevada for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,527 out of 11,612 applicants were admitted making University of Nevada Las Vegas an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Nevada Las Vegas typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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UNLV SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT33%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Nevada Las Vegas?
University of Nevada Las Vegas typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Nevada for highest average SAT composite score. 33 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1135 to 1240||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1030 to 1135||Avg -||73%-82%|
|925 to 1030||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 925||Low||<61%|
UNLV ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT84%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNLV?
Admission data indicates that UNLV regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Nevada for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Nevada Las Vegas.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>90%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||82%-90%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||75%-82%|
|17 to 19||Reach||66%-75%|
|Less than 17||Low||<66%|
Avg. High School GPA3.25
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Nevada Las Vegas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Nevada Las Vegas was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Nevada for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNLV accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||23%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
80% of University of Nevada Las Vegas freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||48%|
|Top 50% of class||80%|
|Bottom 50% of class||20%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||43%||44%||43%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply28
Applicants have 28 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UNLV before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Nevada Las Vegas and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182281 IPEDS survey data for University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Frequently Asked Questions
33% of students submit their SAT scores to UNLV. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to UNLV. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1240. 33% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.