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UNLV attains highest status as research university.
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Students received some form of financial aid in 2016-17

A Different Value

UNLV is an affordable choice, costing just half the price of the national average. In addition to our low-cost tuition, most of our students benefit from loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs to help pay their college expenses, ensuring an affordable education.

"This funding was important because it allowed me to enjoy college without the stress of worrying about money."
Ana Munoz, '16 BA Journalism and Media Studies, multiple scholarship recipient and first-generation student
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Student-Faculty Ratio

A Daring Opportunity

UNLV is moving toward a future as a Top Tier university with innovative academic programs, expanded research opportunities for both undergraduates and graduates, and new community partnerships that will greatly enhance your experience both in and out of the classroom.

"I have been offered the opportunity to push the boundaries of my comfort zone and be different and daring in my approach."
Valentina Alayon, '17 BSE Mechanical Engineering, multiple scholarship recipient
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Mile from the Las Vegas Strip

A Diverse Place

One of our most valuable assets is our location right in the heart of Fabulous Las Vegas. Our campus location provides us with unique connections to industry, technology and leadership exclusive to the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding areas.

"Las Vegas is a melting pot of different cultures. UNLV, as a result, is also a melting pot. It makes the student experience way better."
Tre' Norman, '17 BSBA Marketing, and multiple scholarship recipient
Students in front of the Student Union at dusk.

UNLV has a Pioneering Rebel Spirit

It’s a place where things happen. It’s a place where you can define your own journey. It’s a place where you have free rein to determine your future and push the boundaries. UNLV provides infinite possibilities in different, daring, and diverse ways.