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UNLV Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of UNLV students.

UNLV Student Population

31,142 Total Students
19,843 Undergraduates
3,018 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Nevada - Las Vegas?

UNLV total enrollment is approximately 31,142 students. 19,843 are undergraduates and 3,018 are graduate students.

UNLV Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UNLV undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UNLV Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 6,323
White 5,471
Asian 3,452
Multi-Ethnic 2,201
Black or African American 1,599
International 500
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 184
Unknown 66

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UNLV Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UNLV Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,254
Hispanic 560
Asian 392
Multi-Ethnic 232
Black or African American 230
International 178
Unknown 159
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

UNLV Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,607
Hispanic 9,289
Asian 4,876
Multi-Ethnic 3,229
Black or African American 2,496
International 914
Unknown 397
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 250

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Nevada - Las Vegas Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 3,111
Asian 594
Black or African American 415
Multi-Ethnic 162
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 37
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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UNLV Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 17,971 female students and 13,171 male students at UNLV.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UNLV is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.02 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 2,623 female teachers and 2,471 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

17.47% Out of State
1.74% Out of the Country

UNLV ranks 479 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

17.47% of UNLV students come from out of state, and 1.74% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  78 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Nevada 3,116
California 250
Hawaii 165
Illinois 28
Colorado 28

International Students at UNLV

Students from 91 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.17% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.67 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UNLV, 42.17% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 7,267
20-21 6,784
18-19 6,066
25-29 4,907
35 and over 3,140
30-34 2,114
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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