First-Year Students

Before You Apply

Admission Requirements
  • 3.0 GPA in 13 core units:
    • English - 4
    • Math - 3
    • Social Science - 3
    • Natural Science - 3

OR

  • 1120 SAT* (EBRW and math)
    • *1040 SAT for exams taken prior to March 2016

OR

  • 22 ACT (composite score)

OR

  • Nevada Advanced High School Diploma
Deadlines
What When
Priority deadline for fall financial aid and scholarship consideration Nov. 15
Fall application deadline June 1
Application Fee

You will be required to pay the nonrefundable $60 application fee by credit or debit card.

Apply to UNLV

We accept both the Common Application or our UNLV Application for incoming first-year students only. There is no preference given to either the UNLV Application or the Common Application – we recommend you choose the most convenient application for you.

After Applying

Submit your Official Transcripts and Test Scores

  • High School Transcript – If you did not self-report your high school classes and grades in the UNLV application, you must submit your official high school transcript.
  • ACT or SAT Scores – Test scores are not required for admission but are encouraged for UNLV course placement. Request to have your scores sent to UNLV from ACT or College Board when you register for the test.

Check your Application Status

After submitting your application, you will receive two emails, one with your MyUNLV NSHE ID number and another with your temporary password. Check your MyUNLV account regularly.

Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

Materials Submission

Hard copies of official transcripts and test scores must be in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution or testing agency and may be mailed to the following address:

UNLV Office of Admissions
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Box 451021
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1021

Institutions sending transcripts through a secure email method may use the following address:

ugdocuments@unlv.edu

ACT and SAT test scores may be sent electronically from the testing agency using the following codes:

  • ACT: 2496
  • SAT: 4861

Contact Us

 Mailing Address
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Box 451021
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1021
 Campus Location

Student Services Complex – Building B (SSC-B)

 Phone

702-774-UNLV (8658)

 Email

campusvisits@unlv.edu

 Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m