Outside of the University library

Facts and Stats

Since our first classes were held on campus in 1957, UNLV has transformed itself from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution. Along the way, our urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Acting President: Marta Meana
Location: Las Vegas
Founded: 1957
Identity: Public, coed
Mascot: Hey Reb!
Enrollment: 30,471 students

Student Statistics

Fall 2017
Total Headcount 30,471
Undergraduate 25,282
Graduate 4,429
Men 13,065
Women 17,406
Minorities 17,368
Resident 25,744
Nonresident 4,727

Source: UNLV Analytics Enrollment Census - Official Fall 2017 Preliminary; Office of Decision Support

Fall 2016
Total Headcount 29,702
Undergraduate 24,715
Graduate 4,288
Men 12,771
Women 16,931
Minorities 17,001
Resident 25,033
Nonresident 4,669

Source: UNLV Analytics Enrollment Census - Official Fall 2016 Preliminary; Office of Decision Support

Source of Funds

Fiscal Year 2017
Total $661,981,000
State Appropriations 30.4%
Tuition & Fees 29.3%
Grants & Other Contracts 16.1%
Sales by Auxiliary Enterprises 7.1%
Sales by Educational Dept 4.4%
Capital Grants & Endowments 1.5%
Private Gifts 4.1%
Capital Appropriations 0.0%
Other Revenues 7.1%

Professional Schools

Current University Rankings

William S. Boyd School of Law sign outside the building.
Mar. 20, 2018
Two UNLV veterans shaking hands
Dec. 20, 2017
Crowd of people.
Sep. 12, 2017
Students at a white board at the library
Aug. 4, 2017
Law School building
Mar. 14, 2017
Hospitality Hall
Mar. 14, 2017
Two females with Lee Business School shirts on.
Mar. 14, 2017
Crowd of students wearing red U-N-L-V shirts.
Sep. 9, 2015
Students walking outside law school buidling.
Mar. 15, 2015
Boyd School of Law sign
Mar. 10, 2015
Commencement ceremony
Mar. 10, 2015
Boyd School of Law building pictured at night.
Mar. 10, 2015
Law school has a diverse student body.
Mar. 10, 2015
Aerial view of Pida Plaza.
Jan. 21, 2015
Students from the School of Nursing
Jan. 8, 2015
Students walking by student services building.
Nov. 13, 2014
Students walk by the law school.
Mar. 11, 2014
Students walking along the academic mall.
Feb. 5, 2014
Crowd of students cheering
Sep. 9, 2012
Student writing in textbook.
Jun. 1, 2012
Students follow tour guide at Orientation.
Jun. 1, 2008