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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…

  • 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
  • 3
  • Rachel from Las Vegas, NV
  • Oct-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The food choices in the food court are pretty good. I get a smoothie from Jamba Juice every Friday as a treat for completing the week with good grades. However, I think there could be better restaurant choices, perhaps a few that are a bit healthier and not filled with so much sodium. I would also recommend eating in the library instead of the student union because I like a quieter environment and it isn't as crowded in the library.

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  • 2
  • Tim from Henderson, NV
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining commons or DC has a semi decent selection, but it gets old really fast. and any unused meals area definitely not worth what you trade for at the end of the week....it's pathetic.

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  • 5
  • Tiffne from El Cajon, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Same here I have not attended the school yet so it is hard to answer this question, but I am sure the food and dining is excellent at UNLV and I cant wait to experience i,and I love food so I know I will be experiencing all they have to offer.

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  • 4
  • Stephanie from Las Vegas, NV
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Between the Dining Commons and the Student Union, youll never go hungry on campus. They are open late/early for whichever schedule you have that year. And there is also a bunch of small shops located all over campus for your convenience such as Subway, Einsteins Bagels and the POD campus store!

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  • 5
  • Carlos from Las Vegas, NV
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The food on campus is very good they have several fast food restaurants that are very popular like Panda Express, Taco Bell and several others. It is very convenient especially when you don't want to go far to get food.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Henderson, NV
  • May-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There are an abundance of place to grab a bite to eat both on and off campus. The school is located on a busy intersection and the area has a variety of fast food, fine dining, and restaurants to enjoy. On campus dining is affordable, accessible, and has many different places to mix up your diet everyday. There are food trucks everywhere on campus during the day, and at night the streets are full of eateries.

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  • 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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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tiffne from El Cajon, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Same here I have not attended the school yet so it is hard to answer this question, I cant wait to experience what UNLV has to offer.

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  • 0
  • Stephanie from Las Vegas, NV
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is AMAZING! Im in one of the sororities on campus and i absolutely love it We are like one big community within a community. Its amazing to have that extra layer of support while in school.

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  • 0
  • Ashley from Henderson, NV
  • May-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is not a big deal at UNLV. You see many members of different sororities and fraternities fund raising, getting students involved in various activities, and a ton of recruitment. Unless you are a part of any house, the Greek Life is housed in the homes of the members. This experience calls for a lot of free time and effort and the members are always friendly and helpful.

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  • 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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