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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

A portrait of doctoral student Michael Issacs
Feb. 14, 2019

Ph.D. student Michael Isaacs goes back to the basics to helping people with disabilities walk.

Portrait of Sarah McCarthy
Feb. 13, 2019

Ph.D. student Sarah McCarthy didn’t want to follow in her family members’ footsteps — until the day she visited a classroom.

Student John Olawepo stands in front of the UNLV bus station.
Feb. 12, 2019

What do Nigeria, England, and the United States have in common? They were key marks in Ph.D. student John Olawepo’s journey to improving public health.