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UNLV Welcomes You!

Home to more than 900 international students from 85 countries, UNLV is committed to your success.

Why study in the United States and at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas?

Ranked as one of the most diverse universities in the nation and having obtained the Carnegie Classification "Research 1" designation, UNLV offers unparalleled academic opportunities in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. With 16 colleges and schools and more than 300 undergraduate and graduate programs, there is no shortage of ways to focus on your passions while challenging yourself.

Take a moment to discover more about life at UNLV and the incredible opportunities that await you.

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Worldwide Destination

Studying in the heart of the Entertainment Capital of the World, you'll benefit from academic and professional opportunities exclusive to Las Vegas.
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Innovative Academics

International students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate programs at UNLV.
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Welcoming Community

In a community where diversity of culture and world views are embraced, you'll be part of one of the nation's most innovative learning environments.

Achievements and Rankings

#2
Most Diverse Campus in the Nation
–2021 U.S. News & World Report
R1
Gold Standard for U.S. University Research
–Carnegie Classification
45+
Established Research Centers & Institutes
#1
Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management
–2021 study.com
#2
Hospitality & Leisure Management
– 2021 QS Top Universities Rankings
#7
Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs
– 2021 QS Top Universities Rankings

See For Yourself

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English Language Center Programs

Our English Language Center (ELC) supports non-native speakers of English with reading, writing, listening, speaking, and vocabulary classes to develop inquiry, critical thinking, and communication skills.

Office of International Students & Scholars

Our Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) is dedicated to supporting you as you pursue your educational, professional, and personal objectives.

Student Visa

If you are not a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or refugee in the U.S., you will be considered an international student applicant. If you are not already in the United States in a different visa category, you will most likely need an I-20 to apply for an F-1 student visa at a U.S. consulate or embassy where you live.

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to ​UNLV! Learn more about your next steps.