If you are applying to University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is June 1 and the fee for the application costs $60.
The following is an overiew of some of University of Nevada, Las Vegas's admissions stats.
|University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||21%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||83%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||24%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||June 1||––|
University of Nevada, Las Vegas does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a moderately difficult school to get into. University of Nevada, Las Vegas has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, University of Nevada, Las Vegas accepted 83% of students, around 10,880 from the 13,034 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Nevada, Las Vegas, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does University of Nevada, Las Vegas consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with University of Nevada, Las Vegas for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Nevada, Las Vegas, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Nevada, Las Vegas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Nevada, Las Vegas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 79% submitted a class rank. At University of Nevada, Las Vegas 21% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.
At University of Nevada, Las Vegas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||20.06%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23.21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21.73%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16.48%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12.69%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.44%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Nevada, Las Vegas directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 83% of University of Nevada, Las Vegas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 24% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Nevada, Las Vegas applicants, you should strive to score between 990 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Nevada, Las Vegas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Nevada, Las Vegas students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Nevada, Las Vegas students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Nevada, Las Vegas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Nevada, Las Vegas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Nevada, Las Vegas?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Does University of Nevada, Las Vegas accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Nevada, Las Vegas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Nevada, Las Vegas accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does University of Nevada, Las Vegas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Nevada, Las Vegas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Nevada, Las Vegas?
✅ University of Nevada, Las Vegas is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Nevada, Las Vegas's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of Nevada, Las Vegas is 83%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas?
❌ University of Nevada, Las Vegas does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Nevada, Las Vegas? University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Nevada, Las Vegas is Jun 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Nevada, Las Vegas is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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