University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Acceptance Rate 81 %
SAT Average 1,140
Tuition & Fees $24,338
Student Population 30,457
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,903

Academic Overview

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Campus, Las Vegas, NV
University of Nevada-Las Vegas is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,685 for Nevada residents and $24,338 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 30,457 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81% and the graduation rate is 45% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Nevada-Las Vegas varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Nevada-Las Vegas are $8,685 for Nevada residents and $24,338 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $6,309 for in-state students and $21,962 for out-of-state students.
University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2021 Tuition & Fees
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UNLV. The acceptance rate of UNLV is 81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 44%. The average graduation rate is 45% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $5,903 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 30,457 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Nevada-Las Vegas is 81 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Nevada-Las Vegas is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Nevada-Las Vegas is 76 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Nevada-Las Vegas is 30,457
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Nevada-Las Vegas is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,903 at University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UNLV offers 255 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate20
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree992
Post Bachelor's Degree320
Master's Degree717
Post Master's Degree100
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship371
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,800)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,246)

Veterans Benefits

University of Nevada-Las Vegas has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges