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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

Two boxer in silhouette spar
Apr. 17, 2018

These student-athletes don't just grapple with the books, they grapple with each other.

Brett Abarbanal
Apr. 3, 2018

This numbers gal bets on the future, both on and off campus.

UNLV geoscientist Eugene Smith
Mar. 13, 2018

How a vacation in South Africa, a one-of-its-kind UNLV lab, and pieces of volcanic glass smaller than a grain of salt changed a long-held view of human history.