Founded in 1957, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public institution with 45+ research centers and institutes offering a wide range of disciplines. UNLV embraces a modern teaching style and pedagogy with a slew of learning approaches. The university offers 255+ undergraduate and graduate majors, degrees, and certificate programs - accredited by AACSB, ABET and The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is spread across a 358-acre state-of-the-art campus, and is located a few hours from Southwest destinations like Los Angeles and Phoenix (global center of innovation and new-age thinking). The university fosters a climate of innovation, stimulates economic diversification, promotes social justice and workforce development, and enriches cultural vitality.
In December 2018, the university reached the prestigious Carnegie “R1” classification (only 3% of all the US institutions have this designation), making it one of the Top Public Research Universities in the US. The R1 designation is one of the loftiest designations bestowed by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the leading framework for describing colleges and universities in the United States (US).
UNLV has created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. The university fosters collaborative leadership to build a diverse, forward-thinking, data-driven, and top-tier graduate community. To this date UNLV has delivered over 140,000 graduates since 1964 - now present in over 77 counties.