Welcome to the Graduate College at UNLV. Whether you are a continuing student or new to the campus, I encourage you to explore the incredible opportunities and experiences that our university has to offer.
UNLV is among the nation’s best public research universities. We are committed to excellence in:
•Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
•Academic Health Center
•Infrastructure and Shared Governance
The university recently achieved the R1 “very high research activity” Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. This represents the gold standard for university research, which puts UNLV in the top 3 percent of higher education institutions in the country.
The momentum on campus is growing as we continue to invest in faculty positions, facilities, and student support. These efforts help ensure student success. They are bolstering graduate programs and the scope, complexity, and prominence of our research activities.
At UNLV you will discover a climate of innovation in which faculty and students produce high-quality, widely disseminated, and influential research, scholarship, and creative activities.
I wish you all the best with your academic pursuits.
Diane Chase, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost