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University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Website: http://www.unlv.edu
Address: 4505 S Maryland Pky , Las Vegas , Nevada - 89154
Phone: (702) 895-3011
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Mountain West Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $60
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
8,679
3,921
4,758
Percent admitted
73%
71%
74%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
53%
52%
54%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
440
560
SAT Math
450
580
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
19
24
ACT English
18
24
ACT Math
18
25
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,005
Out-of-state tuition $15,100
Books and supplies $850
On-campus room and board $9,810
On-campus other expenses $2,500
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
84%
-
Federal grant aid
21%
$3,347
State or local grant aid
72%
$1,656
Institutional grant aid
23%
-
Loan aid
20%
$4,327
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
28,600
44%
56%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 22,149
Estimated graduates enrolled 6,469
Undergraduates 24 years old 72%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 25%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 41%
Men 37%
Women 44%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 12%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 31%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 41%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,826 $4,201 $4,613 $5,097 10.5%
Out-of-state $13,733 $15,011 $15,708 $17,437 11.0%
Books and supplies $850 $850 $850 $1,000 17.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,857 $9,288 $9,810 $10,456 6.6%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $2,570 2.8%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,370 $8,880 $9,020 $10,100 12.0%
Other $3,900 $3,900 $3,900 $4,330 11.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,900 $3,900 $3,900 $4,330 11.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $16,033 $16,839 $17,773 $19,123 7.6%
Off Campus $16,946 $17,831 $18,383 $20,527 11.7%
Off Campus with Family $8,576 $8,951 $9,363 $10,427 11.4%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $25,940 $27,649 $28,868 $31,463 9.0%
Off Campus $26,853 $28,641 $29,478 $32,867 11.5%
Off Campus with Family $18,483 $19,761 $20,458 $22,767 11.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,800 3,584 4,216
Percent admitted 78% 75% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 53% 56% 51%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,424 75%
ACT 1,175 36%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 560
SAT Math 450 580
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 12/1/1964 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 11/1/2007 -   Pre-Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/2000 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 4/1/2001 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/24/2009 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 11/1/2000 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 10/7/2005 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/25/2009 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/25/2009 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 7/1/1968 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist 4/30/1980 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1988 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1981 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1992 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1983 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1974 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 3/1/1990 -   Accredited

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