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.

Graduate College News

May. 22, 2017

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.

May. 19, 2017

Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.

May. 11, 2017

Commencement speaker Marissa Nichols embraces the anxiety of public speaking as she accepts her doctoral degree.