Lied Library Building at night

As a minority-serving institution rich with diversity and committed to equity, we strive to improve the lives of our students and transform our communities. This is our focus as we evolve to Top Tier 2.0, the next iteration of our strategic plan.

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UNLV Recognized Among Nation’s Top Research Universities

UNLV among just 137 nationwide classified by Carnegie as R1, or "Very High Research," the highest status for research institutions; UNLV first reached R1 in 2018.

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Two students miking another student
Dec. 8, 2021
Empty office and collaboration space in the U-N-L-V Incubator
Dec. 8, 2021
Saha Salahi
Dec. 8, 2021
Two people sitting at a table comforting each other
Dec. 8, 2021
Young woman wearing a red commencement cap and gown over a floral dress. She is also wearing a U-N-L-V Nursing sash
Dec. 8, 2021
Graphic of five silhouetted medical professionals wearing traditional blue and green scrubs.
Dec. 8, 2021
X-Ray image of two hands with joint areas highlighted in red.
Dec. 8, 2021
Young man stocking a shelf of food.
Dec. 8, 2021
Team of accounting students that won the I-M-A Student Case Competition in 2021.
Dec. 8, 2021
Crime Scene from the Urban Adventures class
May. 21, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings
May. 14, 2021
John Mercer, Nancy Lough and Jay Vickers are co-directors of the Sports Research and Innovation Initiative, a program that centralizes sports research on campus and is making inroads into the Las Vegas sports community.
May. 7, 2021