Aspirational and Comparative Peer Listing

UNLV has adopted aspirant and peer institutions, consistent with NSHE practices. These institutions were selected to allow us to benchmark ourselves with these institutions.

Comparative Peers

  • University of North Texas
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Portland State University

Aspirational Peers

  • University of New Mexico – Main Campus
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa

Expanded Peer Listing

Previously, our original peer listing (known as the Expanded Peer Listing) was utilized as the Top Tier strategic plan was being developed. While this expanded list helps provide more options for benchmarking, most often utilize our aspirant and peers as identified above.

Peer Institutions

  • University of Hawaii (UH)
  • University of Colorado – Boulder (CU-Boulder)
  • University of Arizona (UA)
  • University of Utah (The U)
  • Utah State University (USU)
  • University of Oregon (UO)
  • University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)
  • University of Wyoming (UW)
  • University of Idaho (U-Idaho)