University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154
United States

At the UNLV College of Fine Arts, students are exposed to the newest thinking and most important skills in the arts. We teach our students to invent their own careers and artistic lives -- with strong mentorship from our outstanding faculty. The integration of research and practice in one’s discipline, the ability to navigate within broad and interdisciplinary frameworks, the mastery of excellent communication skills and the encouragement of deep curiosity about life mark the distinguishing characteristics of the vital and progressive UNLV arts education.

The artistic skills that students learn in their chosen disciplines are transferrable to numerous other career paths outside of the arts, as well. Students will learn to think creatively and with originality. These are prized attributes in our most successful 21st century entrepreneurs – and artists have been in the forefront of many important advances in society.

Located in one of the major entertainment and cultural centers in the world, the College of Fine Arts at UNLV has a strong faculty of distinguished practicing artists and research scholars who deliver to students a stellar education within an array of artistic disciplines, including Architecture, Visual Arts, Dance, Film, Music, Theater, and Entertainment Engineering and Design.

Whichever pathway students choose in the college, they will take pride in knowing that they are part of a notable College of Fine Arts community that cares deeply about its students and works hard to make sure that every single student succeeds. Graduates of our college will join an alumni group of more than 6,000 individuals. These alumni have achieved great success – many as leaders in their fields -- winning major prizes, becoming celebrated recording artists, visual artists, architects, filmmakers, dancers and scholars, appearing on television, Broadway and concert halls around the world and rising to become major figures in many aspects of the entertainment industry, one of the fastest-growing global enterprises.

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Courses offered by University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Instructors

Joshua Vermillion