The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public, research-active university and a global hub for the arts and technology. UNLV provides diverse curricular offerings and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,500 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity.
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.
UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.
Research and Innovation activities in the School of Architecture (SoA) are organized in 7 theme-based Labs which define our priority research concentrations. These are the key areas of our research excellence, with groups and networks supporting the Labs: