We accept both the Common Application or our UNLV Application for first-time freshmen only. Other students must use the UNLV Application. There is no preference given to either the UNLV Application or the Common Application – we recommend you choose the application most convenient for you.
Priority deadline for fall financial aid and scholarship consideration
Fall application deadline
You will be required to pay the application fee by credit or debit card. Application fees are nonrefundable.
After You've Applied
Submit your Official Transcripts and ACT/SAT Test Scores
High School Transcript – Submit your official high school transcript, unless you chose to self-report your courses and grades, via the UNLV application.
ACT/SAT Test Scores – Request to have your scores sent directly to UNLV from ACT or College Board.
Check your Application Status in MyUNLV
After submitting your application, you will receive two emails, one with your user MyUNLV ID and another with your temporary password. Check your account regularly.
APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
You must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be considered for need- and merit-based aid. The FAFSA opens Oct. 1 for the following academic year (fall and spring semesters). Full and equal consideration for merit-based scholarships is based upon completing the FAFSA and being admitted to UNLV by Dec. 1.
The federal school code for UNLV is 002569.
Tuition+ Award Program
UNLV will cover the cost of tuition, fees, and $1,000 toward books for eligible, full-time Nevada resident students who file the FAFSA or Alternate Need Form by the priority deadline of Dec. 1.