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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 42.7%
Female 57.3%
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%
16.6%
8.6%
32.3%
0.8%
11.1%
Unknown Race/Ethnicity 370 1.2%
White 8,965 28.2%
Resident 26,378 86%
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 2.2%

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 155,704
Total UNLV Graduates
Male
Female
137,322
57,232
76,827
100%
42%
56%
Total Living Alumni
Undergraduate Only
Graduate Only
Two or More Degrees
Associates
134,075
92,588
21,946
18,324
1,217
100%
69%
16%
14%
1%
Male
Female
Married Alumni
57,232
76,827
2,795
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

82,931
77,933
12,043
3,791
2,928
2,920
2,207

61.85%
58.13%
8.98%
2.82%
2.18%
2.18%
1.65%
US Total (Not NV)
International
49,143
2,002
36.65%
1.49%

UNLV alumni are in…
All 16 NV Counties
All 50 States
77 Countries Worldwide

   
Living Alumni and Recognized Donors
Living Alumni Lifetime Receipts
Lifetime Participation Rate
32,259
$60,766,430
25%


Top 5 College Graduates
Business
Education
Liberal Arts
Hospitality
Urban Affairs

23,767
23,115
19,693
18,723
17,215





Age
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60-69
70-79
80-89
90-99
100+
Age, Unkown


20,684
37,689
31,067
21,531
12,064
6,701
1,570
437
63
2,266

15%
28%
23%
16%
9%
5%
1%
0%
0%
1%

Data as of 4/5/2022

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