The UNLV campus is located in the center of Las Vegas. UNLV encompasses 337 acres of Las Vegas real estate, is an entrepreneurial and innovative institution, a place where you can learn, grow, and become something you've never imagined. Our location in Las Vegas offers a living laboratory where you can get hands-on experience in your future career while making a difference in a thriving community.
Las Vegas is known across the globe for being a world-class destination. Residents have the opportunity to live, work and play in one of the most fabulous entertainment centers in the world! Over the past several years, Las Vegas has attracted top chefs, award-winning restaurants and international-scale shopping venues. Long known for its unique entertainment offerings on The Strip, the city is also home to a bourgeoning cultural arts scene. The desert quickly becomes near and dear to the hearts of residents, particularly for outdoor enthusiasts. From hiking in magnificent Red Rock Canyon, snowboarding at Mount Charleston and boating or skiing in the cool waters of Lake Mead, Las Vegas residents are less than an hour away from some of the most breath-taking outdoor vistas in the country. While Las Vegas is known for its glitzy and glamorous nightlife, residents can also enjoy traditional family fun activities. Green belts and park settings are scattered throughout valley neighborhoods. For more information about the Las Vegas area, visit the Metro Chamber of Commerce website.