When choosing a college, the cost is often a deciding factor. Use our calculators and worksheets below to determine your tuition and fees, how much you need to save, and how much aid you'll need. The information below reflects a 15-credit semester for undergraduate students and a 9-credit semester for graduate students.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are a portion of the total cost of attending college, and your residency status is an essential factor. The table below estimates tuition and fees based on a 15-credit undergraduate course load and a 9-credit graduate course load. Tuition and fees for the law school, dental school, and summer term differ from standard student fees.

Tuition and fees are established by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents and are subject to change without notice. For a complete listing, reference Chapter 7 – Tuition and Fees of the NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual.

NSHE Predictable Pricing Program

In order to allow students and parents to appropriately budget for college costs in advance, the Nevada Board of Regents has approved a Predictable Pricing Program. This program provides the cost of base tuition fees for a four-year period.

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2024-2025 Tuition and Fees

Fall and Spring Semesters

(source: Cashiering and Student Accounts)

Residency Status Level Semester Cost Yearly Cost
Nevada Resident Undergraduate $4,878 $9,955*
Graduate*** $3,717 $7,553*
Nonresident** Undergraduate $13,949 $28,097*
Graduate*** $12,788 $25,695*
International**** Undergraduate $14,094 $28,387
Graduate $12,933 $25,985
*New students pay a one-time fee of $200 for undergraduate students and $120 for graduate students.
**Nonresident calculations include a $9,071 fee per semester.
***Graduate students are also charged a mandatory health insurance fee estimated at $3,500 for the year. The mandatory health insurance fee is not included in the calculations.
****International students studying on an F1 visa pay a fee of $145 fee per semester. International students are also charged a mandatory health insurance fee estimated at $3,500 for the year. The mandatory health insurance fee is not included in the calculations.
 

All College Costs

Your college expenses are calculated using rules established by the U.S. Department of Education. Factors are determined from student surveys, UNLV's Center for Business and Economic Research, and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Composite Cost of Living Index. The cost of attendance varies depending on housing status, the program of study, state of residency, and total credit hours of enrollment each semester.

For students in programs that lead to professional licensure, the cost of attendance will also include estimated costs associated with obtaining the license. For students receiving federal student loans, the cost of attendance will also include loan fees.

2023-2024 Cost of Attendance Estimates for Undergraduate Students

Fall and Spring Semesters

(source: Cashiering and Student Accounts)

Cost Living Off Campus Living With Parents and Commuting Living On Campus
Tuition and Fees (15 credits) $9,299* $9,299* $9,299*
Housing & Utilities $7,678 $5,282 $6,480
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Food $5,522 $1,540 $5,522
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Books, Course Materials, Supplies & Equipment $1,240 $1,240 $1,240
Transportation $2,540 $2,540 $1,142
Miscellaneous & Personal $2,908 $2,908 $2,908
Nevada Residents
Total Estimated Expenses
$29,187 $22,809 $26,591
Nonresidents**
Total Estimated Expenses
$47,351 $40,973 $44,755
*New undergraduate students pay a one-time fee of $155.
**Nonresidents calculations include a $16,956 fee plus estimated travel expenses.

2024-2025 Cost of Attendance Estimates for Undergraduate Students

Fall and Spring Semesters

(source: Cashiering and Student Accounts)

Cost Living Off Campus Living With Parents and Commuting Living On Campus
Tuition and Fees (15 credits) $9,955* $9,955* $9,955*
Housing & Utilities $7,678 $5,282 $6,828
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
 
Food $5,800 $2,516 $5,800
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Books, Course Materials, Supplies & Equipment $1,240 $1,240 $1,240
Transportation $2,832 $2,832 $1,260
Miscellaneous & Personal $3,112 $3,112 $3,112
Nevada Residents
Total Estimated Expenses
$30,617 $24,937 $28,195
Nonresidents**
Total Estimated Expenses
$50,359 $44,679 $47,937
*New undergraduate students pay a one-time fee of $200.
**Nonresidents calculations include an $18,142 fee plus an estimated travel expenses of $1,600.

2023-2024 Cost of Attendance Estimates for Graduate Students***

Fall and Spring Semesters

(source: Cashiering and Student Accounts)

Cost Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition and Fees (9 credits) $7,094* $7,094*
Housing & Utilities $16,092 $6,480
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Food $5,522 $5,522
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Books, Course Materials, Supplies & Equipment $1,240 $1,240
Transportation $2,540 $1,142
Miscellaneous & Personal $2,908 $2,908
Nevada Residents
Total Estimated Expenses
$35,396 $24,386
Nonresidents**
Total Estimated Expenses
$53,560 $42,550
*New graduate students pay a one-time fee of $120.
**Nonresidents calculations include a $16,956 fee plus estimated travel expenses.
***Graduate students are also charged a mandatory health insurance fee estimated at $3,500 for the year. The mandatory health insurance fee is not included in the calculations.

2024-2025 Cost of Attendance Estimates for Graduate Students***

Fall and Spring Semesters

(source: Cashiering and Student Accounts)

Cost Living Off Campus Living On Campus
Tuition and Fees (9 credits) $7,553* $7,553*
Housing & Utilities $16,092 $6,828
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Food $5,800 $5,800
(source: Housing & Residential Life)
Books, Course Materials, Supplies & Equipment $1,240 $1,240
Transportation $2,832 $1,260
Miscellaneous & Personal $3,112 $3,112
Nevada Residents
Total Estimated Expenses
$36,629 $25,793
Nonresidents**
Total Estimated Expenses
$56,371 $45,535
*New graduate students pay a one-time fee of $120.
****Nonresidents calculations include a $18,142 fee plus estimated travel expenses of $1,600.
***Graduate students are also charged a mandatory health insurance fee estimated at $3,500 for the year. The mandatory health insurance fee is not included in the calculations.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We're here to help you finance your education! In the 2022-2023 academic year, nearly 90% of UNLV undergraduates qualified for financial aid. There are many options to lower your out-of-pocket costs through scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and loans.

To receive priority consideration for most UNLV scholarships and grants, you must be admitted to UNLV and have completed your financial aid application by November 15.