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#462 Overall Influence #1418 Desirability Rank

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Public research university in Paradise, Nevada, United States

From Wikipedia

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public land-grant research university in Paradise, Nevada. The campus is about 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

13,256

Acceptance

81%

Graduation Rate

44%

Median SAT Score

1140

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,747

Fees (in-state)

$718

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,600

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

26K

Under-Grads

22K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas NV 89154

What is University of Nevada, Las Vegas known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#148 World Rank
Philosophy
#128 World Rank
Economics
#397 World Rank
Business
#277 World Rank
Law
#511 World Rank
Literature
#298 World Rank
History
#253 World Rank
Psychology
#524 World Rank
Education
#547 World Rank
Medical
#530 World Rank
Mathematics
#787 World Rank
Engineering
#663 World Rank
Political Science
#992 World Rank
Biology
#681 World Rank
Computer Science
#842 World Rank
Physics
#718 World Rank
Communications
#279 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#504 World Rank
Sociology
#579 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1468 World Rank
Chemistry
#674 World Rank
Anthropology
#549 World Rank
Social Work
#2210 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#2769 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are University of Nevada, Las Vegas's Most influential alumni?

University of Nevada, Las Vegas 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Philosophy, and Psychology

Carlos Alejandro Campo

Lane Spina

American freestyle skier

Barney Childs

American composer

Justin McBride

American bull rider

Debra March

American politician

Derrick Jones Jr.

American basketball player

Bill Lunde

Professional golfer

Claire Schreiner

American athletics competitor

Glenn Carano

American football player

Lamar Neagle

Lamar Neagle

American soccer player

Bob Coffin

American politician

Keon Clark

American basketball player