School and Ranking Information
All of the schools offering programs in the field within a 15-mile radius of Henderson are 4-year institutions, including both non-profit and for-profit types. Based on school type, program offerings and student services, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for studying business management:
- Winner: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is the only 4-year public school with advanced degrees in business in the Henderson area. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Rankings||Tied at #184 for undergraduate business programs nationally (2014)*|
|Location||Las Vegas, NV|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$6,690 (in-state), $20,600 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||210**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's (127 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||43%**|
|Noteworthy||UNLV has multiple business student groups, such as the MBA Student Association and the Lee Business School Ambassadors***; UNLV's part-time MBA program has been ranked as tied at #94 countrywide (2014)*|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UNLV website
University of Nevada - Las Vegas
- The business school's accounting and business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- There are nearly 90 faculty members in the business school
- The Lee Business School has close to 4,000 students enrolled
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas enrolled nearly 28,000 students as of fall 2014. This institution has 10 colleges and divisions and 2 professional schools. UNLV has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1 and offers greater than 200 different student groups. The business management programs at UNLV's Lee Business School include a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a management major and an MBA.
The bachelor's program's core covers accounting, statistics and marketing. Some major requirements include leadership and negotiation. The MBA offered by UNLV is a 42-credit part-time program with classes that are held during the evening. Students choose from a variety of program lengths, with a range from 2 years to more than 3 years. Some of the coursework includes decision making, data analysis and leadership.