Undergraduate & Graduate
Degree Programs, ESL Programs

Since our first classes were held on campus in 1957, UNLV has transformed itself from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution.

Along the way, our urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.

  • 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

Minimum Application


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    • Freshman: 3.0
    • Transfer: 2.5
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    • TOEFL 61
    • IELTS 6.5(No band below 5.5)
    • PTE 44
    • SAT 480 on reading/writing
    • ACT 18 with minimum of 18 on English
    • ENG 101 (Composition I) with a grade of C or better, taken at any accredited institution.
    • ESL is currently revamping and need to contact UNLV to discuss case by case.
Awards And Rankings
  • U.S. News & World Report: UNLV Again Named Nation’s Most Diverse Campus.

  • UNLV Nursing Online Master's Program Maintains High National Ranking U.S. News & World Report ranks UNLV degree program in top 20 for sixth consecutive year.

  • UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Achieves Highest Ranking Ever in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings Nevada’s Law School Ranked 58th Among Full-Time Juris Doctor Programs.

  • Seven UNLV Engineering Programs Listed in 2021 Best Grad Schools Rankings.

  • U.S. News: 23 UNLV Graduate and Professional Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100 UNLV Boyd Law School has 13 top 100 programs, including No. 1 ranking for legal writing.

  • UNLV Lee Business School’s MBA Program Ranked in Top 100 in U.S. News and World Report for Second Year in a Rowee Business School is the only Nevada education institution to have a part-time MBA program ranked in the Top 100 by U.S. News & World Report.

  • UNLV’s William F. Harrah Hotel College was recently ranked the world’s best for hospitality and leisure. Student’s have the opportunity to intern in the world’s finestresorts and hotels.The Howard R.

  • Hughes College of Engineering had four disciplines ranked in the top 100

  • UNLV attains highest status as research university in Top 3 and moving up.


  • To receive priority consideration for most UNLV scholarships and grants, students must be admitted to UNLV and complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Alternative Need Determination Form by November 15

Application Checklist
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    Submit Online Application

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    $95 Application Fee

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    Scanned copy of high school transcript

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    Proof of English Proficiency

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    Official college transcript

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    Course-by-course transcript evaluation (with GPA calculation) by NACES member organization for all non-US college-level coursework.

Application Deadline
Fall Freshman
Fall June 1 Spring December 1
Fall July 1 Spring December 1

*The application deadline is subject to change. And each major may have different deadline. Please double check with your IPERC adviser.