Las Vegas has been and continues to be one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States and so it follows that it would also be one of the fastest-growing cities for graduate and postgraduate education programs.

Professional schools, doctorate programs, and research capabilities are expanding at a rapid pace here in the Las Vegas valley as our population increases and our economy diversifies.

Whether your interests are a traditional college or university or becoming an executive chef or a registered nurse, Las Vegas has education covered!

Scroll down to see some of our Las Vegas Colleges and Universities.

colleges and universities in las vegas nevada

Since its first classes were held on campus in 1957, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has transformed from a small branch college into a thriving research university, becoming an indispensable resource in one of the country’s most enterprising cities. As a comprehensive research university, UNLV offers more than 220 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. These include internationally and nationally recognized programs in hotel administration, engineering, business, creative writing, conflict resolution, legal writing, and nursing. UNLV has professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine, as well as outstanding programs in the fine and liberal arts, sciences, and education. The first class of the new UNLV School of Medicine began in July 2017. Here are links to a few of UNLV’s academic units:

Lee Business School
Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies
Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
William S. Boyd School of Law
UNLV School of Medicine
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

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As the largest and most ethnically diverse college in Nevada, CSN has made it a priority to provide an affordable, collaborative and welcoming environment that allows students of any culture to shine. CSN is a fully accredited institution offering over 180 degrees and certificates in more than 70 academic programs—with 24 degrees and certificates available entirely online. They are also extremely accessible with three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson, as well as multiple sites and centers throughout the Southern Nevada area. For more information, here’s a link to their website: College of Southern Nevada (CSN)

college of southern nevada

Since its founding in 2002, Nevada State College has been the choice of thousands of college graduates committed to creating the new Nevada. In less than 15 years, the college has grown to offer more than 45 high-demand majors and minors. Programs are offered online, on-site, and as a hybrid of both. Nevada State College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. For more information, here’s a link to their website: Nevada State College

nevada state college

Rethink education. Rethink learning. Rethink mastery. Roseman University has helped thousands of students rethink their futures and achieve their dreams in nursing, dental medicine, business, orthodontics, and pharmacy since their inception in 1999. For more information, here’s a link to their website: Roseman University of Health Sciences

Roseman University of Health Sciences

You can’t claim Entertainment Capital of the World without world-class cuisine to back up the bright lights and entertainment of the Strip. From celebrity chef restaurants to amazing buffets and premier hotels, their students find themselves in a spectacular culinary and pastry arena. Students learn in 10 commercial kitchens filled with industry relevant equipment for hands-on learning and demonstrations. For more information, here’s a link to their website: Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School

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