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Welcome to the School of Architecture!

The UNLV School of Architecture (SoA) is renowned for its innovative research, teaching, and outreach that is critically informed, academically rigorous, design-led, and interdisciplinary. 
We are a vibrant, engaging school that inspires and challenges our students. We help grow your knowledge in a tutoring culture that is productive, curious, and on the pulse of today’s ever-developing world. 
We offer accredited programs in three disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Architecture and Design

We are based in the centre of Las Vegas, a unique and fast-growing city located in the Mojave Desert, Southern Nevada. We capitalize on this unique regional location to improve the human condition through teaching, research, and service. 


Our Programs

B.S. Architecture
Interior Architecture & Design
Landscape Architecture
Master of Architecture
Healthcare Interior Design

UNLV has been categorized as R1-University “very high research activity” (Carnegie classification), the gold standard for higher education institutions, and UNLV is one of just 120 universities with the distinction, out of the approximately 4,000 universities and colleges in the USA.

Being a Carnegie R1 university elevates our efforts to further support our outstanding faculty and students, recruit new members to our university, and power even more research, economic development, and creative activities.

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conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Feb. 5, 2019

Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.

Steffen Lehmann poses in front of architectural models.
Feb. 4, 2019

The world-renowned architect now brings his vision to UNLV where he plans to help the School of Architecture capitalize on its unique geographical location.

Alison Victoria planes a countertop
Jan. 15, 2019

2008 Alumna Alison Victoria starts her second show about her first love.

portrait of man
Oct. 22, 2018

A renowned architectural educator, Lehmann comes to UNLV from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

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