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

UNLV professor Alyssa Crittenden with members of the Hadza of Tanzania.
Jul. 11, 2017

UNLV joint study finds that elusive sleep patterns as humans age may have evolved to ensure safety.

Graduate student Schuyler Roberson presents to class
Jun. 20, 2017

Participants in the School of Public Policy’s Grantwell course make big-money decisions to help local nonprofits

Ka-Voka Jackson is working to restore native plants in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy Photo)
Jun. 13, 2017

Native American master's student Ka-Voka Jackson is working to protect the environment and preserve her Hualapai culture.