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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
Enrollment: 30,679 students

Student Statistics

Fall 2021
Total Headcount 30,679
Undergraduate 25,412
Graduate 4,237
Professional 1,054
Male 43.6%
Female 56.4%
Nevadans 86.0%
Minorities
Native American or Alaskan Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or More Races
20,525
76
4,759
2,636
9,467
240
3,347
66.9%
0.2%
15.5%
8.6%
30.9%
0.8%
10.9%
Unknown Race/Ethnicity 370 1.2%
White 8,965 29.2%
Resident
Nonresident 4,301 14%
International (Nonresident Alien) 461 1.8%

Source: UNLV Analytics Enrollment Census - Official Fall 2021 Preliminary; Office of Decision Support

Fall 2020
Total Headcount 31,142
Undergraduate 25,869
Graduate 4,261
Professional 1,043
Men 42.3%
Women 57.7%
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%
10.5%
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

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

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