Common Tuition & Fees

UNLV’s tuition and fees are established by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents.

After you have registered for classes, you will receive an invoice with an estimated amount for your tuition and fees. Student Account statements are e-mailed to students' Rebel e-mail beginning the 10th of every month. These are a point in time snapshot of your account activity. For up-to-date account information, review your student account under the account inquiry section of MyUNLV.

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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Tuition

Tuition

Cost

Undergraduate courses

$242.25 per credit plus fees

Graduate courses

$297.25 per credit plus fees

Nonresident undergraduate student (1-6 credits)

$242.25 + $266.50 per undergraduate credit plus fees

Nonresident undergraduate student (7 or more credits)

$7,826.50 per semester + $242.25 per undergraduate credit plus fees

Nonresident graduate student (1-6 credits)

$297.25 + $327.00 per graduate credit plus fees

Nonresident graduate student (7 or more credits)

$7,826.50 per semester + $297.25 per graduate credit plus fees

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

$363.50 per undergraduate credit plus fees

Standard Fees

Fees

Cost

Description

Academic Success Initiatives Fee

$25  per semester

This fee covers more than 100 student employee positions and eight staff positions that provide services for students, including:

  • Tutoring
  • Supplemental instruction
  • Academic success coaching
  • Academic advising
  • Mentoring
  • Innovative first-year seminars
  • Scholarship programs
  • The Summer Math Bridge Program
  • The First-Gen Connect Program

Who pays: all undergraduate students

C.A.P.S - Counseling & Psychological Services Fee

$25 per semester for students enrolled in 6 or more credits

This fee, implemented in the fall of 2017, supplements the operations of UNLV’s Student Counseling and Psychological Services, including:

  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Coordinators
  • Administrative staff

CAPS services are offered remotely via telehealth.

Who pays: all students

CSUN Fee

$1.97 per credit

This fee supports:

  • Scholarships for undergraduate students
  • One-time and recurring funding for registered student organizations
  • Pro bono legal advice for all students
  • Stipends and jobs for undergraduate students
  • Programs that support students, including the UNLV Food Pantry, Hope Scholars, Rebel Veterans, Undocunetwork, Intersection Cares Emergency Funding, UNLV/CSUN Preschool, and the CARE Survivor Fund

Who pays: all undergraduate students

Distance Education Course Fee

$34 per credit distance education course

This fee provides instructional and graphic design support to faculty teaching online courses, which directly impacts the student learning experience. It also provides faculty with professional development to enhance their online teaching skills.

Who pays: undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in courses designed as ‘online’, not courses that have converted to remote instruction due to COVID-19

Graduate Student Services Fee

$7 per credit

 

This fee also contributes to the activities listed in the GPSA Special Fee for Graduate Students. It also supports graduate assistant tuition waivers and UNLV Athletics.

Who pays: all graduate and professional students

GPSA Special Fee for Graduate Students

$25 per semester

In addition to operating expenses, this account funds:

  • One employee
  • Conference travel
  • Scholarships
  • Graduate student awards
  • Stipends for each GPSA council member
  • Hosting fees for social networking activities

Who pays: all graduate and professional students

Graduate Professional and Career Development Fee

$35 per semester

This fee supports:

  • Three employees who build grad badges, certificates, offer workshops, and develop it all in a virtual, online environment
  • Software/technology in Grad Commons and for student success
  • Overall operations that enable graduate & professional students' professional, leadership, and career development

Who pays: all graduate students

Graduate Student Orientation Fee

$35 for the first semester of enrollment only

This fee supports:

  • Recruitment
  • Graduate orientation costs
  • Professional development for onboarding new graduate students
  • Doctoral receptions and other events related to graduate orientation and professional development

Who pays: all graduate students

Graduate Student Mandatory Health Insurance

$2,808/year

This fee, instituted by GPSA and approved by the NSHE Board of Regents in 2013, funds health care for graduate students. More information is available online.

Who pays: graduate students taking 9 or more credits and law students taking 12 or more credits

iNtegrate Fee

$3 per credit 

 

The fee, implemented in 2009 as part of the MyUNLV 9.2 upgrade,  supports:

  • MyUNLV, a one-stop shop for all student information
  • Related applications and support staff

More detailed information is available in the iNtegrate fee overview.

Who pays: all students

International Student Fee

$145 per semester

This fee supports the Office of International Students and Scholars, its staff, management, operations, and programming.

Who pays: International students

Rebel Recycling Fee

$1 per semester

This fee supports the UNLV Rebel Recycling Program operated by two staff and three student employees. The program’s activities include:

  • Collecting cardboard and office recycling
  • Drive Up and Drop Off for students, faculty and staff in area apartments without access to curbside recycling
  • Recycling services for students moving into and living in residence halls  

Who pays: all students

Student Health Fee

$93 per semester

This fee supports:

  • Operations of the Student Health Center, including all medical staff, wellness coordinators, laboratory staff, administrative support
  • Ongoing maintenance of the building
  • Services the bonds (long-term, government-backed loans) that funded the construction of the Health Center.

Student health services are available in-person and via telehealth.

Who pays: all degree-seeking students

Student Life Facilities Fee

$223 per semester for students enrolled in 4 or more credits

Reduced to $173 per semester due to COVID-19, effective Fall 2020.

The Student Life Facilities fee, instituted in 2010 with widespread student backing, supports the Student Union and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. In addition to the bonds (long-term, government-backed loans on the facilities), it also supports:

  • Staff and administrative management of the facilities
  • Building maintenance
  • Continual service, upkeep and replacement of equipment

It also supports multiple event coordinator jobs for Campus Life programming, including:

Who pays: all students

Study Abroad Scholarship Fund

$2 per semester

This fee funds scholarships for students who study abroad.

Who pays: undergraduate and graduate students

Technology Fee

$8 per credit

 

This fee covers technology resources and services that support student engagement and learning. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Instructional technologies like WebCampus and other specialized academic software
  • Lab, classroom, and Lied Library computer maintenance and replacement
  • Paying for external network and wireless service costs
  • Offering new virtual services to students including RebelApps
  • Security improvements
  • Jobs for students

More detailed information is available in the student technology fee overview.

Who pays: all students

Temporary Surcharge

$6 per credit for undergraduates and $8 per credit for graduate students

Temporary fee for the 2020-2021 academic year approved by the NSHE Board of Regents in response to state budget cuts.

Who pays: all undergraduate and graduate students

Undergraduate Student Fee

$120 for first semester only

This fee directly supports two staff members and 35 student employees who serve as orientation leaders and assistants, all of whom are dedicated to serving students throughout their transition into UNLV. Additionally, it provides funding for:

  • Orientation programming and expenses
  • Welcome Weeks programming and expenses
  • Academic advising and registration services
  • Rebel Cards for new students

Who pays: all new undergraduate students

Undergraduate Student Services

$3 per credit

 

The fee supports the overall mission of the Athletics Department, among them:

  • Student-athlete safety and well-being
  • Benefits to the entire student body, including free admission to all UNLV home intercollegiate athletic events
  • Student-athlete academic success

Who pays: all undergraduate students

Late and Reinstatement Fees

Late and Reinstatement Fees

Cost

Late Payment Fees

Late fees are calculated at $25 per day, up to $250 for accounts not paid in full by the due date: August 21, 2020

Late Registration Fee

$50 beginning on Monday, August 24, 2020

Payment Plan Late Payment Fee

Any unpaid balance on a deferred payment plan is subject to a penalty fee of 10 percent (minimum $10) for each installment not paid by the installment due date.

Reinstatement Fee

$75 for students whose registration or enrollment was cancelled due to nonpayment of fees. Students must pay their balance in full in addition to the reinstatement fee.

Should there be any discrepancy between the information provided on this website and the Board approved fees, the information published in the NSHE Procedure and Guidelines Manual will prevail.

Other Fees

Excess Credit Fee

$121.13 per credit

An Excess Credit Fee shall be charged to a student who has attempted credits equal to 150 percent of the credits required for the student's program of study. The amount of this additional fee is equal to 50 percent of the per credit registration fee. Attempted credits include all graded courses on a student's transcript, including but not limited to the grades of F and W (withdrawal) and repeated courses. The fee will be charged, for example, after 90 credits have been attempted towards a 60-credit associate's degree or 180 credits towards a 120-credit bachelor's degree. Exceptions may apply on a case-by-case basis. The fee will be charged in all terms after passing the threshold number of credits until a degree is awarded to the student. An appeal procedure and other exceptions to this fee are outlined in the catalog. 

An appeals process exists for students who are charged the fee. Please complete the Excess Credit Fee Appeal form

Program Specific Special Fees

All course related fees and other special fees are due at the time the course is added or registered for. These fees are in addition to the per credit tuition and fees. Please see your individual department if you have questions related to program specific fees.

Differential Program Fees

The Board of Regents of the State of Nevada approved a proposal in December 2010 for the School of Nursing, School of Business, School of Architecture and Department of Physical Therapy at UNLV to implement differential tuition to these programs effective Spring 2012. For a complete list of all UNLV programs and courses, please refer to the Board of Regents Manual, Section 7, for a breakdown of the additional costs.

Special Course Fees

Course fees related to individual courses are listed on the web registration system per course.

All students taking undergraduate courses (100-400 level) shall be assessed the undergraduate fees. All students taking graduate courses (600-700 level) shall be assessed the graduate fees. Audit fees are identical to the undergraduate or graduate fees.

The course charges on this page do not pertain to law students taking courses during a law term or to dental students. If you are a law student, you must check with the William S. Boyd School of Law for the appropriate charges. Dental students must check with the School of Dental Medicine.

All fees are subject to change as approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents. Please consult the Office of Cashiering and Student Accounts for up-to-date information or the NSHE Board of Regents Manual.

Still have a question, comment or need help? Send to: Cashiering and Student Accounts.