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Why UNLV

Why Choose the University of Nevada, Las Vegas?

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1. UNLV boasts the nation's leading hospitality majors as part of the world-famous William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

2. A state-of-the-art library...The 300,000-square-foot Lied Library and computer lab is the largest building on campus

3. Great weather...Las Vegas averages nearly 300 days of sunshine per year with an annual temperature of 66 degrees

4. Exciting growth...Southern Nevada ranks No. 1 among U.S. Metro Areas in population growth and income per capita

5. UNLV offers 110 degrees majors within 13 different colleges, as well as 36 doctoral and professional programs

6. A sparkling new Student Union & Book Store opened on campus in 2007

7. Campus' stunning three-story, 188,000-square foot Student Recreation Center and Student Wellness Center recently opened its doors. The building's fitness center houses a variety of amenities, including a swimming pool, whirlpools, circuit training machines, cardio equipment with entertainment systems and an indoor track

8. A new Nike Signature partnership to outfit UNLV student-athletes in top-of-the-line gear was recently debuted. Rebel football players will wear newly designed uniforms that are unique to UNLV

9. One of the top research institutions in the country...UNLV received $106.8 million last fiscal year, 70 percent of which is directed to university-wide research

10. UNLV is one of only three universities to offer a certification program in leadership

11. The greater Las Vegas area climate is conducive to year-round outdoor training and development

12. A major international airport within a mile of campus provides easy access for players and families. Student-athletes may be out of state, but are always close to home

13. There is always something to do, including Lake Mead (swimming, fishing, water skiing, jet skis) Hoover Dam, Red Rock State Park, Mount Charleston (down-hill skiing, hiking), as well as theater and arts and world-class restaurants

14. Alumni associations within the Southern Nevada community...Las Vegas is a growing, vibrant city for job placement

15. Colleges within the University: Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts (Architecture included), Graduate, Health Sciences (Dental, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Public Health and Nursing), Honors, Hotel Management, Liberal Arts, College of Sciences, University Studies and Urban Affairs

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