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Graduate Studies

UNLV provides an outstanding environment for graduate study through our core values and guiding principles of excellence, equity, diversity, opportunity, and impact.

UNLV is dedicated to the highest quality academic experience, not only through course work, but also through research, creative activity, and professional development opportunities. Located in the heart of the vibrant and iconic city of Las Vegas, we support more than 4,000 graduate students who are actively engaged in more than 130 graduate certificate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

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Graduate College News

Portrait of Alexis Freudenberger master's student at the Harrah College of Hospitality
Apr. 7, 2021

For as long as she can remember, Alexis Freudenberger’s life has revolved around breakfast. Now, the graduate student is learning all the tricks of the hospitality trade — and figuring out just how and where she will apply them.

Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
Mar. 31, 2021

UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.

woman outside entrance to medical office
Mar. 30, 2021

Nursing alumna Tabitha Lustig opened a new clinic in Washington barely a week before the pandemic first broke on U.S. shores in that state.