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Study at University of Nevada Las Vegas

The University of Nevada Las Vegas, or UNLV, is a public coeducational university located in Paradise, Nevada, United States. UNLV offers over 200 programs of study in diverse fields leading to bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees. The campus is located on Maryland Parkway and is spread across an area of 337 acres. Some of the academic divisions of the university are:UNLV's athletics department fields more than 15 intercollegiate teams that participate in a variety of sports. The men's sports teams are nicknamed the Rebels. The women's sports teams are called the Lady Rebels.

Profile of University of Nevada Las VegasUNLV can be found in Las Vegas, NV (a medium-sized city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at UNLV.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in hospitality.

UNLV Selectivity

UNLV does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 450 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 450 to 580, but ranged both higher and lower. People attending UNLV come from a variety of states around the country.

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at UNLV are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 27, 960 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life
A lot of students at UNLV attend part-time. The school offers students meal plans. UNLV student athletes compete in Mountain West Conference competitions.

UNLV Tuition and AffordabilityBargain hunters might want to look at the school, which charges less than many schools of its type. UNLV Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching867curriculum and instruction, special ed, elementary school teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching, school Counselling, . . .
Business and Management680business management, accounting, marketing, finance, MIS, human resources, international business, financial management, . . .
Liberal Arts516general studies, political science, English, sociology, history, economics, social services, anthropology, . . .
Hospitality455hospitality management, hospitality administration, restaurant and food services management, hotel management
Therapy and Counselling295psychology, educational psychology, physical therapy
Media225mass communication, communication studies
Security and Law Enforcement198criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Family and Social Work198social work, public administration, human services, public policy analysis, work and family studies
Science176biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, geological and earth sciences, geology, hydrology and water resources
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy166exercise science, parks and recreation studies, nutrition sciences, athletic trainer, sports and fitness management, parks and recreation management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine153registered nursing, clinical nurse specialist
Engineering131civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, various engineering courses, transportation engineering
Medicine108dentistry, public health, medical physics, gerontology
Photography and Commercial Art69film studies
Computer Science and Engineering68computer science, computer engineering
Architecture and Planning61architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture
Drama and Performing Arts54drama, dance, acting, theatre design
Art Studies45art studies
Mathematics31mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Medical Support and Technology28radiation therapist, nuclear medical tech, clinical lab tech, medical lab tech, radiographer
Real Estate and Construction Management22real estate, construction management
Conservation and Resource Management18environmental studies
Cooking and Culinary Arts15culinary arts services
Fine Arts13fine arts, art history and criticism
Medical administration12health care administration
Religion and Philosophy6philosophy
Science and Laboratory Technician5science tech
Design3graphic design
Contact: UNLVUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas

4505 S Maryland Pky

Las Vegas, NV 89154

General Phone: (702) 895-3011


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