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Universities in Las Vegas, USA - Rankings & Reviews

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Universities in Las Vegas

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69936

Students

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584000

Population

3 universities in Las Vegas are listed in 15 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 3 different subject specific rankings.

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Oldest university in Las Vegas:
New Mexico Highlands University was founded in 1893
Largest university in Las Vegas:
College of Southern Nevada with 35000 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Las Vegas
  • 05 Nov, 2020: Latest Best Schools by Majors (Engineering) from Payscale . 2 universities from Las Vegas appear in this ranking.
  • 10 Oct, 2020: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers. University of Nevada, Las Vegas achieves position 751.
  • 21 Sep, 2020: Publication of World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada. University of Nevada, Las Vegas ranked #140.
  • 31 Aug, 2020: Publication of National Universities. University of Nevada, Las Vegas ranked #173.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Las Vegas

#1
Anthropology
(University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#196 
#50 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
#2
Chemistry
(NTU by Subject (2019))
#401 
#189 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (217 reviews) Click to rate
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#173  #155  America's Best Value Colleges 2019 [01 January, 2019]
#501  #148  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities [17 August, 2020]
#862  #83  CWTS Leiden Ranking [09 July, 2020]


#2

New Mexico Highlands University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (157 reviews) Click to rate
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#3

College of Southern Nevada

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (481 reviews) Click to rate
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Key Facts about Las Vegas

Population: 584000

Elevation: 610 m. above sea level

Time: GMT -8

District/province: Nevada, Clark County

Living costs for students in Las Vegas:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 83* (17% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 64* (36% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 73* (27% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 5.74 US$
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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FAQ

University of Nevada, Las Vegas ranks #1 in Las Vegas in our meta ranking composed of 110 university rankings.

Among all universities in Las Vegas University of Nevada, Las Vegas is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 19 rankings where University of Nevada, Las Vegas is listed.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is ranked best in Las Vegas for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is ranked best in Las Vegas for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Ranking publishers

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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Forbes

Criteria used in ranking -America's Best Value Colleges 2019:
Rank on Forbes 2018 Top Colleges ranking 20%
Student debt 20%
Alumni earnings 20%
Net price 20%
Graduation rate 10%
Pell Grant recipients 10%

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NTU ranking

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Payscale

Criteria used in ranking -Payscale Bachelor's only:
Ranking is based on ROI

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE US Colleges:
Outcomes 40% (employability)
Resources 30%
Engagement 20% (teaching)
Environment 10% (diversity)

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Washington Monthly

Criteria used in ranking -National Universities:
Social Mobility 33.33%
Research 33.33%
Community and National Service 33.33%

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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