The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a doctoral-degree-granting component of the Nevada System of Higher Education, an agency of the State of Nevada, United States of America. Founded in 1957, the University offers more than 220 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs It is a public research-intensive and fully accredited institution with about 28,000 students and some 2,800 faculty and staff at its 350 acre main campus, located within view of the famous “Las Vegas Strip” resort corridor.
UNLV Singapore was established in 2006 as UNLV’s branch in Asia. Under the administration of the Hotel College, it currently offers international and American students the College’s curriculum leading to the UNLV Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management in as few as three years of year-round study. An accelerated two-year B.S. program is available to eligible Singapore citizen and permanent resident polytechnic diploma holders in affiliation with the Singapore Institute of Technology. Degree-seeking undergraduates must be fully admitted as UNLV students; they and visiting students may earn U.S. academic credits during spring and fall semesters, summer and winter sessions, or on study trips beginning and ending in Singapore. Customized and open-enrollment executive education is provided at Singapore’s National Library Building and at client facilities throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
UNLV Singapore is committed to growing its presence and influence in Singapore and Asia. The university is also committed to building on its international reputation through promotion of diversity in its student body. Currently, the Singapore campus houses branch facilities of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and is projected to do so for the university’s Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering in the near future.