Why UNLV?

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On a campus that was ranked second by U.S. News and World Report for "most diverse campus" from the 2014-2015 academic year, the College of Education at UNLV offers a wide range of experiences and opportunities for students, academics, practitioners, and researchers to live, learn, and lead in Southern Nevada, throughout the nation and the world.

The UNLV College of Education:

  • The largest education school in Nevada, preparing nearly 50 percent of all education and mental/behavioral professions in the state
  • Offers innovative programs from baccalaureate to Ph.D. in areas ranging from human services and educator preparation to higher education and a unique dual Ph.D./J.D.
  • Boasts double-digit enrollment growth at undergraduate and graduate levels yet maintains a low faculty to student ratio
  • Home of the nationally-renowned Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • A knowledgeable source of providing information to affect policy and practice at local, state, and national levels
  • Engaged in research to develop not only best practice, but next practice
  • For other facts and figures about the College, please visit the Facts & Figures page.

Situated in the culturally diverse community of Southern Nevada, UNLV offers opportunities such as:

  • Close relationships with the Clark County School District (CCSD), the fifth largest and among the fastest growing and most diverse districts in the nation that allows a wealth of opportunities for innovation, research, and collaboration that can be matched by few other communities
  • The Las Vegas area provides a unique combination of natural beauty and is home to a diverse array of leisure, entertainment, and culinary experiences; along with being one of the most popular visitor destinations in the world

The College is committed to creating an inclusive learning environment that values and promotes diversity. Integral to this vision is a dedication to being a premier college of education that serves our dynamic and expanding community, the state, the region, and the nation.

For additional information on UNLV, please visit the Facts & Figures page.