Graduate Programs Overview

University of Nevada-Las Vegas is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,309 for Nevada residents and $21,962 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred fifty-five graduate programs: 73 Master's, 41 Doctorate, 31 Post-Bachelor's, 10 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,055 students have been conferred Master's degree and 333 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, NV
Graduate School Students5,175 students
471 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,309
Out-of-State$21,962
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 155 Graduate Programs
73 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 41 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Las Vegas with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Nevada residents, the tuition & fees are $6,309 and $21,962 for non-Nevada residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $286 for Nevada residents and $600 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,675$21,328
Fees$634$634
Cost per Credit$286$600
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$10,924 (On-Campus) / $10,830 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,368 (On-Campus) / $6,596 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,841$38,494
Off-Campus Total$24,975$40,628
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$5,500$5,776$5,934$6,158$6,309
Out-of-State$19,410$19,964$20,406$21,209$21,962

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 155 major areas - 71 Master's (7 online programs), 40 Doctorate (1 online programs), 32 Post-Bachelor', 10 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,0553335910
Men38717221-
Women6681613810
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Science Technologies/Technicians
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 30,457 students enrolled in University of Nevada-Las Vegas including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,175 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,089 male and 3,086 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,777 full-time and 2,398 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 471 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 832 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,175
Men Students2,089
Women Students3,086
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,175
Full-time Students2,777
Part-time Students2,398
By race/ethnicity 2,368 White, 362 Black, and 457 Asian students are attending at University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,175
American Indian /
Native American
21
Asian457
Black362
Hispanic890
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
15
White2,368
Two or more races289
Un-Known411
69 students are younger than 22 and 939 students are older than 65. The school has 2,734 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,433 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,175
21 & Under69
22-241,081
25-291,653
30-34852
35-39581
40 & Over939
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 471 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 832 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,175
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses471
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses832
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,872
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses471
Nevada Resident311
Other State In U.S.157
Outside of U.S.3



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