University of Nevada-Las Vegas Graduate Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas (referred to as UNLV) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Vegas, NV. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas is $6,158 for Nevada residents and $21,209 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,175 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,457 including undergraduate students.

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Graduate School Overview

University of Nevada-Las Vegas (referred to as UNLV) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Vegas, NV. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Nevada-Las Vegas is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (12/1/1964 - Current).
University of Nevada-Las Vegas Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas (referred to as UNLV)
Address4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, NV 89154
Phone702-895-3011
Webhttps://www.unlv.edu
Online Applicationhttps://web.unlv.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://finaid.unlv.edu
The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas is $6,158 for Nevada residents and $21,209 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,175 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,457 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 149 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
UNLV Graduate School 2021 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,209
$6,158 for Nevada Residents
Student Population5,175
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs149 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas is $6,158 for Nevada residents and $21,209 for out-of-state students for academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $297 for Nevada residents and $624 for out-of-state students. University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers the alternative tuition plans.
UNLV 2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Nevada Residents$6,158
Out-of-State$21,209
Tuition per Credit Hour
Nevada Residents$297
Out-of-State$624
University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Nevada-Las Vegas campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at UNLV
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2021 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Nevada-Las Vegas is $6,158 for Nevada residents and $21,209 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.55% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$4,968$532$18,878$532
2017-2018$5,144$632$19,332$632
2018-2019$5,252$682$19,724$682
2019-2020$5,459$699$20,510$699
2020-2021$5,675$634$21,328$634
For academic year 2020-2021, the living costs are $17,520 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Nevada-Las Vegas. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.74% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,426. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.40% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Living Costs at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2016-2017$10,710$3,608$9,190$5,682
2017-2018$10,806$3,682$9,286$5,756
2018-2019$10,780$4,020$9,804$6,074
2019-2020$10,892$4,288$9,998$6,380
2020-2021$10,924$4,368$10,830$6,596
For academic year 2020-2021, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $297 for Nevada residents and $624 for other students at University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.00% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$264$555
2017-2018$269$566
2018-2019$275$577
2019-2020$286$600
2020-2021$297$624

Graduate Programs at UNLV

University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers 153 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,456 students have completed their study at University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Offered Degrees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7171,054
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship371162
Doctor's degree - other30171
Post Bachelor's Degree32059
Post Master's Degree10010
Total15381,456

University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers 153 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,456 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,054 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 171 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 59 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 16 completers-
Architecture0$47,000
Interior Architecture1-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology15-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7-
Mass Communication/Media Studies2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician1-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science10-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)27-
Education [+] (2 completers) 406 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction135$52,700
Educational Leadership and Administration25$57,800
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Urban Education and Leadership12-
Special Education and Teaching117$50,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services53$36,900
Early Childhood Education and Teaching42-
Health Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering11-
Transportation and Highway Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Construction Engineering3-
Engineering (other)1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Legal Studies [+] 16 completers-
Law0-
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law16-
English Language And Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing18-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biochemistry1-
Exercise Physiology3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 10 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10-
Physical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy1-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science2-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)6-
Physics1-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 21 completers-
Psychology7-
Educational Psychology14-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 7 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies7-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 136 completers-
0-
Public Administration61$57,600
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work75$48,000
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology7-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 24 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies3-
Fine/Studio Arts2-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 80 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology6-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management23$69,000
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Public Health16-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse31$98,000
Business [+] (2 completers) 176 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management80$84,500
Accounting61$56,800
Hospitality Administration/Management35$67,900
Management Information Systems0-
Construction Management0-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
Total1,054
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] 24 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Special Education and Teaching8-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching2-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Engineering [+] 14 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering5-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Human Biology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy3-
Chemistry4-
Chemistry (other)7-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)1-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology11-
Educational Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology7-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health2-
Health/Medical Physics1-
Physical Therapy/Therapist34-
Nursing Science7-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Hospitality Administration/Management1-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total162
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 70 completers-
Dentistry70-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Total171
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 2 completers-
Architecture and Related Services (other)2-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician0-
Education [+] 12 completers-
Education0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)1-
Technical Teacher Education1-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering (other)1-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Solar Energy Technology/Technician1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)1-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology0-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 19 completers-
0-
Public Administration19-
Social Work (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Social Sciences5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies0-
Music Pedagogy0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics5-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Public Health3-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management4-
Management Information Systems1-
Total59
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology0-
Educational Psychology9-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Social Work (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (other)0-
Total10

Graduate Student Population at UNLV

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,278 students enrolled into University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduate schools where it has total 30,457 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,018 full-time and 2,260 part-time students. By gender, 2,147 male and 3,131 female students are attending University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2782,1473,131
Full-time3,0181,2581,760
Part-tme2,2608891,371
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
There are 2,317 White (43.90%), 400 Black/African American (7.58%), 950 Hispanic (18.00%), 583 Asian (11.05%), and 1,028 students with other races. 340 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2782,1473,131
American Indian/Native American17413
Asian583243340
Black/African American400130270
Hispanic950341609
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander16214
White2,3171,0041,313
Two More368134234
Un-Known287128159
Non-resident Alien340161179
University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,559 graduate students (48.48% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 827 graduate students (15.67% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Number of Students
Total5,278
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,559
Enrolled Some Online Courses827
Not in Online Courses1,892

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