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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jessica from Las Vegas, NV
  • 4
  • I live with my family in our family home in Las Vegas, Nevada. I do not live in the dorms though by the look of them, they have excellent location…

  • Jan-05-2015 Read More
  • 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…

  • Dec-01-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • clarissa from las vegas, nv
  • Aug-05-2016 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
  • May-27-2016 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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  • 5
  • Annabel from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-11-2016 I am a current student here

    For commuter students, or those who don't have a meal plan - UNLV campus has the best food. The student union basically houses a mall food court with Panda Express, Starbucks, Subway, etc. We are also surrounded by other amazing restaurants that will fulfill any craving. Thai, Chinese, American, Italian, Hawaiian, literally everything. Alot of places around here also offer student discounts.

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  • 4
  • Kat from Henderson, NV
  • Dec-23-2015 I am a current student here

    There are actually a lot of food choices at the student union, such as Panda Express, Metro Pizza, and Greens To Go. I don't eat there much, though. There is also a Starbucks and a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf if you want a nice drink to start off your day.

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  • 4
  • Kim
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    There are a variety of foods on campus as well as walking distance. Usually, I walk to Cafe Rio, In-n-Out, or Chipotle for lunch because the Student Union is always crowded. UNLV also allows food trucks on campus, so students won't always face having the same food choices. The dining facility would not be considered a five-star rating but it does have quality food, enough to suffice.

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  • 4
  • Ripley from Las Vegas, NV
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is pretty great overall. The dining commons always has something good to eat, but it's not always great. On campus food is pretty good but limited if you're a picky eater- however, there are a ton of fantastic restaurants around the school that can make up for it if you get bored of what campus has to offer.

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Las Vegas, NV
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    Any time I am hungry, there are multiple options to eat. In the library, center of campus, student union, gym/student wellness center-- wherever I am on campus-- I am guaranteed to find something that I feel like eating! There are SO many choices too. There is something for everyone, even vegetarians like myself.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Cheyenne-Raye from Las Vegas, NV
  • Dec-27-2014 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
  • Dec-23-2014 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
  • Dec-01-2014 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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  • 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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