Freshman Applicants

Apply to UNLV

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.

Before You Apply

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


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


  • 22 ACT (composite score)


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

You will be required to pay the application fee by credit or debit card. Application fees are nonrefundable.

Who Cost
Domestic students $60
International students $95
Non-degree-seeking students $30

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.

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:

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

  • ACT: 2496
  • SAT: 4861

After You're Admitted

  1. Accept your admission in MyUNLV and complete any checklist items on your to-do list.
  2. Activate your student email account, Rebelmail.
  3. Register and attend New Student Orientation. Registration details will be emailed to your Rebelmail account in March.
  4. Learn about on-campus housing opportunities.


Don't hesitate to contact us.