University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Enrollment: More than 28,000 students
Degree Programs: More than 220 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs
Faculty and Staff: Approximately 3,000
Location: Southern tip of Nevada in a desert valley surrounded by mountains.
Academic Calendar: Two semesters (Fall & Spring) of approximately 16 weeks each. Three summer sessions are held from May through August.
Deadline for Application: Application deadlines are typically February 1 for the Fall Semester and October 1 for the Spring Semester and Summer Term each year.
Educational Environment: A 340-acre campus; average class size is 30; largest lecture hall seats about 200; almost 3,000 faculty and staff.
Tuition: All fees are subject to change.
Campus Safety: UNLV is proud of its low crime rate. At night the grounds are well lit, and call boxes are located across campus in case of emergency. In addition, there is a shuttle service in the evenings, and residence halls feature state-of-the-art security.
Sports: Students can participate in more than 20 kinds of intramural sports or 16 different sports at the NCAA / Division I intercollegiate level.
Internet Access: Students have free access to the Internet. All campus housing is fully wired.


College of Southern Nevada

Founded in 1971, CSN is Nevada’s largest institution of higher education and the 4th largest community college of its kind in the nation. CSN operates in over 50 locations including 3 main campuses and 12 learning centers in 4 counties covering 42,000 square miles. With student success as their number one priority, CSN educates over 35,000 students each semester in over 200 career fields featuring 80 associate degree and certificate programs. Their mission ensures that they serve the diverse needs of the residents of Southern Nevada by responding to the educational needs of the communities and businesses within the CSN service area. Rather than trying to explain everything about CSN here, below are links to CSN website pages. Explore and find out more about this excellent university, but don’t forget to come back to SSL!

Other Colleges in Las Vegas
There are other excellent colleges in Las Vegas, including:
Great Basin College
Nevada State College
Truckee Meadows Community College
University of Nevada in Reno