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University of Nevada-Las Vegas Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 6,011 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 189 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Mountain West Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $283,260)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $74,505)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 35 - Yes -
Basketball 16 15 - Yes
Football 107 - - -
Golf 9 9 - Yes
Soccer 23 28 Yes Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 24 31 - Yes
Tennis 10 8 Yes Yes
Track and Field, Indoor - 39 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor - 39 - -
Track and Field, X-Country - 46 - -
Volleyball - 15 Yes Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes Yes
Weight Lifting - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 7.7%
Hispanic 14.2%
Non-resident alien 3.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.8%
Two or more races 3.5%
White/non-Hispanic 50.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 29
Liquor Law Violation 36
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 73
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Lana from Las Vegas, NV
  • 5
  • Dorm life is essential here. & the dorms are really excellent and decked out. I personally dont live in a dorm because i reside with my parents but…

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  • Sabrina from Las Vegas, NV
  • 1
  • Dorm life at UNLV is relatively similar to dorm life in movies. The halls are loud and crowded, so it is difficult to study and concentrate on work. The food…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Vittoria from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    UNLV has numerous food and dining choices for students to eat at, especially in the House of Commons and the Student Union. In the House of Commons, students can choose whatever food they want to eat through a buffet-styled dining hall. At the Student Union, students can choose to eat either at SOHO Burrito, Smashburger, Greens to Go, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, P.O.D. Market, Subway, Panda Express, or Taco Bell. Students can also visit numerous plazas located next the Student Union that consist of popular restaurants and fast-food places, including McDonalds, KFC, etc. Long story short, UNLV has a lot of offer for food and dining.

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  • 2
  • Nicole from Henderson, NV
  • I am a current student here

    The Dining Commons food is hardly good. It's like eating the same thing everyday and half the time it's not fresh. We have a handful of restaurants in our Student Union, but you can easily get sick of having the same food daily. I am a vegetarian but there are not many options for me. I definitely have to eat the same foods everyday, but my friends that eat regular food complain often also. I suggest buying a fridge and stocking up on your own food.

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  • 4
  • I'm an UNLV Rebel
  • I am a current student here

    Honestly, the food in the Dining commons could be better, breakfast, sandwiches, and the salad are great. But when a student doesn't want to eat in the DC they have an option to go to the Student Union to get fast food!

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  • 3
  • mon from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    I wasn't found of the dinning hall, but my last year staying on campus it was getting better its been two years since then so the food could be better.

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  • 5
  • clarissa from las vegas, nv
  • I am a current student here

    the university of nevada las vegas is filled with many different options to choose from when it comes to food and dining. our student union has many different restaurants ranging from sushi, to burgers, salads, and much more there is a choice for every type of student. also, my school is located in a popular are of town and is full of walking distance restaurants and food choices.

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  • 4
  • lindsey from las vegas, nv
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    it's near the las vegas strip so its close to a lot of amazing restaurants. on campus, they have basic stuff like a pizza place and sushi.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Nicole from Henderson, NV
  • I am a current student here

    There are a lot of Frats & Sororities, and they are often out. I don't know much about them but if you are interested in one it's simple to see what they are about.

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  • 0
  • mon from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    theres a lot going on with them, I will say with the African American greek life the women you have to look for them they only really are seen around when step shows are coming up

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  • 0
  • Cheyenne-Raye from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life is amazing for anyone who is interested. There are many different types and they are all, for the most part, friendly people from my experience. They are very involved in their sorority or frat, and many activities are enjoyed in Greek Life.

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  • 0
  • Luwam from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    so much fun available. so many fraternities and sororities . awesome parties including the pink party where iggy azaleas was present.

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  • 0
  • Sabrina from Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is nothing fancy. It is something that people join to make friends, but they are not really a large part of the campus. They hold fundraisers and try to raise awareness for causes, but otherwise they are just a nuisance to those trying to get to class.

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