According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Colleges ranking, UNLV placed 23 graduate programs among the nation’s top 100 in their fields.
Among the 23 programs, 13 program are from the William S. Boyd School of Law. Boyd Law again ranked 1st in the area of legal writing for the fifth straight year. Overall, Boyd ranked 67th out of 192 accredited programs. Its part-time program ranked 20th, and the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution placed 8th in the dispute resolution category.
Other top-100 law school programs include Clinical Training (35), Health Law (40), Contracts/Commercial Law (45), Tax Law (55), Business/Corporate Law (69), Constitutional Law (71), Criminal Law (72), Intellectual Property Law (72), and Environmental Law (96).
Lee Business School’s part-time MBA program ranked 75th.
UNLV graduate programs in social work (79), geology (81), public affairs (88), nursing master's (90), and doctor of nursing practice (99) all ranked within the top 100 in their discipline.
In engineering, top-100 ranked programs include nuclear engineering (28), aerospace studies (65), environmental engineering (84), and civil engineering (98).