Universities in Las Vegas, USA
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Las Vegas
3 out of 3
  • Universities in Las Vegas
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
16
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Las Vegas
  • (10 institution and 6 subject rankings)
1
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Las Vegas
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Las Vegas
  • 29 Mar, 2021: Publication of US News: Best Grad Schools (US) (Petroleum Engineering). University of Nevada, Las Vegas with highest ranking among universities in Las Vegas ranked #29.
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. in position #494.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Accounting & Finance). Includes 3 universities from Las Vegas.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities updated with University of Nevada, Las Vegas ranked highest among 3 listed universities in Las Vegas.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Las Vegas

Criminology
#29 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Nursing
#66 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
English
#99 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Civil Engineering
#401 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Rankings of universities in Las Vegas, USA 2021

  • #325 
  • #330 
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
  • #146 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #226 
  • #494 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


  • #417 
  • #2422 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #1197 
  • #1280 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 15 August, 2020]
  • #1001 
  • #6179 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

  • #919 
  • #5843 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Las Vegas Key Facts for International Students

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 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Las Vegas University of Nevada, Las Vegas is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where University of Nevada, Las Vegas is listed.

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

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is ranked best in Las Vegas for Medicine & Health (Nursing). See all rankings for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is ranked best in Las Vegas for Languages & Literature (English). See all rankings for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is ranked best in Las Vegas for Natural Sciences (Civil Engineering). 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

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

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Payscale

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
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

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
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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Us News

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Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings:
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 Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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