An Extraordinary Experience

At the heart of UNLV's sprawling campus, we've created a very special place - a small, selective college delivering an academic experience that rivals the most esteemed undergraduate programs around the country. This is our Honors College.

Small classes. Big ideas.

Honors College was built for students who simply want more — more depth, more challenges, more opportunities. When you choose Honors, you'll be joining a community of passionate students who, despite their various areas of study, share a drive to build fulfilling lives that will impact the world. Are you in?

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I chose Honors College... then Google chose me.

Sean Kau, '11 B.S. Computer Science
Application Coordinator at Google

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Jan. 22, 2020

This alumna-turned-employee savors the small moments in life and work at UNLV's International Gaming Institute.

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Dec. 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

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Dec. 17, 2019

UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.

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"A wise man once said, 'if you are the smartest person in a room, you are in the wrong room.' Honors College was the right room for me."

Yu Liu, '14 B.S. Physics
Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University

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Life in Honors College

Life in Honors College

Being an Honors student at UNLV means much more than just taking advanced classes. When you choose Honors, you'll be joining a distinct community of students who enjoy exclusive benefits and opportunities.

The Broader UNLV Experience

The Broader UNLV Experience

Honors students also enjoy all the advantages of being at a major research university. Explore all the UNLV has to offer.

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We have a committed team of Honors faculty and staff that want to see you succeed.