About University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Since our first classes were held on campus in 1957, UNLV has transformed itself from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution.
Along the way, our urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country's fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public research institution committed to
rigorous educational programs and the highest standards of a liberal education.