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

President: Keith E. Whitfield, Ph.D.
Location: Las Vegas
Founded: 1957
Identity: Public, coed
Mascot: Hey Reb!
Enrollment: 31,142 students

Student Statistics

Fall 2020
Total Headcount 31,142
Undergraduate 25,869
Graduate 4,261
Professional 1,043
Men
Women
Nevadans 85.4%
Minorities
Native American or Alaskan Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or More Races
20,211
84
4,876
2,496
9,289
250
3,229
64.9%
0.3%
15.6%
8.1%
29.8%
0.8%
10.4%
Unknown Race/Ethnicity 397 1.3%
White 9,607 30.8%
Resident 26,599 85.4%
Nonresident 4,543 14.6%
International (Nonresident Alien) 914 2.9%

Source: UNLV Analytics Enrollment Census - Official Fall 2020 Preliminary; Office of Decision Support

Fall 2019
Total Headcount 31,171
Undergraduate 25,830
Graduate 4,387
Professional 977
Male 13,324 42.7%
Female 17,847 57.3%
Nevadans 84.0%
Minorities
Native American or Alaskan Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or More Races
19,718
90
4,809
2,446
8,969
265
3,139
63.3%
0.3%
15.4%
7.8%
28.8%
0.9%
10.1%
Unknown Race/Ethnicity 563 1.8%
White 9,835 31.6%
Resident 26,322 84.4%
Nonresident 4,850 15.6%
International (Nonresident Alien) 1,005 3.4%

Source: UNLV Analytics Enrollment Census - Official Fall 2019 Preliminary; Office of Decision Support

Alumni

UNLV alumni are in …

16
Nevada Counties
50
States
77
Countries Worldwide
Alumni Profile Data
Deceased and Living Graduates Number Percent of Total Graduates
Degrees Conferred 146,633
Total UNLV Graduates
Male
Female
129,340
55,875
73,465
100%
43%
57%
Total Living Alumni
Undergraduate Only
Graduate Only
Two or More Degrees
Associates
126,198
86,796
20,816
17,367
1,219
100%
69%
16%
14%
1%
Male
Female
Married Alumni
54,075
72,123
2,760
43%
57%
Living Graduates By Region
No. of Graduates Living in Nevada
No. of Graduates in Clark County, Nevada
No. of Graduates Living in California
No. of Graduates Living in Texas
No. of Graduates Living in Arizona
No. of Graduates Living in Washington
No. of Graduates Living in Utah

77,438
73,949
11,693
3,553
2,789
2,760
2,047

61.36%
58.60%
9.27%
2.82%
2.21%
2.19%
1.62%
US Total (Not NV)
International
46,873
1,889
37.14%
1.50%
Living Alumni and Recognized Donors
Living Alumni Lifetime Receipts
Lifetime Participation Rate
32,170
$53,252,590
25%


Top 5 College Graduates
Business
Education
Liberal Arts
Hospitality
Urban Affairs

22,497
22,308
18,430
17,875
16,088





Age
20-29

20,054

16%

Data as of 9/3/2020

Professional Schools

Current University Rankings

Females graduate holding her graduation cap with BSN on the cap, and two female graduates with BSN on their robes.
May. 28, 2019
Cube outside of the College of Engineering with a bridge
Jan. 18, 2019
UNLV dental professor reviewing data with student
Dec. 20, 2018
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