|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into UNLV and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Nevada for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,264 out of 12,720 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 average 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 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|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||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1140 to 1250||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1030 to 1140||Avg -||71%-81%|
|920 to 1030||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 920||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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 25 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>88%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||81%-88%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||71%-81%|
|16 to 19||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 16||Low||<60%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Nevada Las Vegas?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UNLV. 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 81% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||42%||45%||44%|
Applicants have 160 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Nevada Las Vegas and what student information is used for 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.
33% of students submit their SAT scores to UNLV. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to UNLV. Admission competition is and the college has average 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 1250. 33% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 84% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.