University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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#188, overall score 33.75/100

Fun Fact:

Among the courses that have been offered at UNLV include “The Culture of Pizza,” “History of the Beatles” and “Protection of Casino Table Games.”

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Paradise, Nev.
  • Region: West
  • Campus type: Suburb
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 24,714
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 750
  • Jewish population share: 3%
  • Student newspaper: UNLV Free Press
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Rebels

COST & AID Score: 7.5/15

  • Score: 7.5/15
  • In-state tuition: $7,310
  • Out-of-state tuition: $21,498
  • Room & board costs: $10,806
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $5,681
  • Average loan debt: $24,891

ACADEMICS Score: 0/20

  • Score: 0/20
  • Acceptance rate: 88%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 20:1
  • Median SAT range: 890-1120
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No

ISRAEL Score: 12.33/20

SAFETY Score: 6/11

  • Score: 6/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 1
  • Campus crime rate: 2.53/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 37.38/1,000 people (medium high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 7.92/34

  • Score: 7.92/34
  • Hillel: Hillel at UNLV
  • Chabad: Chabad UNLV
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi, ΣAM
  • Jewish sororities: No
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 6 (3 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 2 Reform)
  • Eruv: No

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