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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…

  • Jun-27-2012 Read More
  • Jenny from Las Vegas, NV
  • 5
  • From what I can see, the dorm life is up to par. I haven't heard a single bad thing about it. Even friends who are born and raised here took…

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Vanessa from Las Vegas, NV
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Exceptional and at a reasonable price. My tip is to go outside of campus to the nearby food places because they offer student discounts!

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  • 3
  • Brandyn from Henderson, NV
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Not a great deal of options on Campus but a five minute drive to the strip will change all of that with every different kind of food anyone can think of.

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  • 3
  • Julet from Las Vegas, NV
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    It's not all THAT great, but it's decent. It's junky, but tasty. From the commons to the Student Union, where the fast-food places are, it's decent. AWFUL if you want some healthier choices and to cook your own meals to save money. Food and dining can eat up your expenses really fast.

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  • 5
  • Janelle from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining hall is only 4 minutes away from most of the dorm buildings. Amazing food, with a variety of almost every type of food you can think of.

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  • 3
  • Sophia from Pomona, CA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The food isn't the greatest but I am also a picky eater. They also have a lot of variety which is really nice.

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  • 5
  • Enrique from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The food and dining at the campus is excellent, so much to choose from, anything to Italian, Mexican, some Cuban, Chinese and even traditional American food. Tacos, pizza, Cuban sandwiches, subs, cheese burgers and even orange chicken and rice and even salad bars. Too many choices which is a good thing for the students of UNLV.

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  • 2
  • Student of UNLV
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a limited amount of restaurants that you may go to that's affordable and tastes good. The Dining Commons at UNLV are not worth the price. Definitely check our restaurants outside of campus, such as Aloha Kitchen or Cafe Rio. Aloha Kitchen is inexpensive and closest thing you will eat to a home-cooked meal. Cafe Rio is just really awesome. TIP: Never eat at the same place three days in a row. I mean, you can, but don't. Why? Let's just say I can't bear the taste of Panda Express anymore.... and Aloha Kitchen is about to join that group, so switch places once in a while.

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  • 4
  • anon student
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    It's pretty okay I guess. I don't actually buy much because my home is near the school. UNLV has a lot of food options inside the campus and it's awesome.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sophia from Pomona, CA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I am in a sorority and it is one of the best decisions I have made since I came to UNLV. I would suggest it to everyone but especially out of state students.

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  • 0
  • Enrique from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm not in any Fraternity but from what I see is that its there and that the Greek life is there and interacting with classmates or other student of the campus.

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  • 0
  • Cierra from Henderson, NV
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Although there are no houses for the Fraternities and sororities, Greek Life is very strong here. Their members are very outgoing and it's definitely a good outlet for those interested in leadership.

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  • 0
  • Yevgeniy from Las Vegas, NV
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    There are frats and sororities representing every possible nationality and religion at UNLV. Only a few of them such as TKE have houses near campus however. If you want to join they have greek weeks at the start of every semester but if you're hesitant to commit you can simply attend some of the parties they put together so you can see if going greek would be a good fit.

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  • 0
  • Sally from Las Vegas, NV
  • Dec-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Pretty decent Greek Life, but compared to other campuses, it isn't that active or dominant. Still, it's there and it is what you make of it.

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  • 0
  • m
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Not so prominent, but avaliable

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  • 0
  • Jessica from Sleepy Hallow, IL
  • Nov-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Although sororities can't live in houses together due to Nevada law, Greek Life is still very popular on campus. There are several sororities/fraternities to chose from.

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  • 0
  • Noe from Las Vegas, NV
  • Nov-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Although I am not a member of Greek Life myself, I know a few people who are. They love it! I have attended Greek Life events which are sometimes open to the public and very interesting.

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