University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Type: Public University

Student Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Founded: 1957


Ranking: U.S News #172

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public land-grant research university in Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre campus is about 1.6 mi (2.6 km) east of the Las Vegas Strip. It was formerly part of the University of Nevada from 1957 to 1969. It includes the Shadow Lane Campus, just east of the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, which houses both School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine. UNLV's law school, the William S. Boyd School of Law, is the only law school in the state. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".According to the National Science Foundation, UNLV spent $83 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 165th in the nation. Highlights: ⮚ U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 edition of its “Best Colleges” rankings once again names the University of Nevada, Las Vegas among the most diverse universities in the country. ⮚ UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure. Students have the opportunity to intern in the world’s finest resorts and hotels. The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering had four disciplines ranked in the top 100. ⮚ UNLV attains the highest status as a research university in the Top 3 and moving up. ⮚ UNLV’s Nursing Program ranks Top 50 in the nation. ⮚ The UNLV School of Music ranked ninth on the Grad Reports 2020 Best Colleges list.
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4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas NV 89154 United States