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Top Tier 2.0

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 with our strategic plan, Top Tier 2.0.

Vision, Mission, and Values

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UNLV Recognized Among Nation’s Top Research Universities

UNLV among just 146 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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UNLV is Proud to Have Earned the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement

This classification affirms what we do here on campus and throughout Southern Nevada as we make our community stronger, smarter, healthier, and more connected.

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Claytee White, Director, UNLV Oral History Research Center
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Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis and team president Sandra Douglass Morgan joined UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield, Director of Athletics Erick Harper and Rebel Head Coach Barry Odom to unveil the Al Davis Team Room and present a $1 million donation.