In an unaccredited school, you must pass the bar in the same state where your school is located. You`re pretty sharp, so you`ve probably figured out that the title “school” is in its singular format. It turns out that the only accredited law school in Nevada is the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. The school ranked 58th out of 192 law programs, up from the previous year, according to U.S. News & World Report. The school`s ranking has improved over the past three years, according to UNLV. The school`s part-time Juris Doctor program ranked 18th, and programs such as health law, tax law, and intellectual property entered the top 100. To find the best of the best for this series, we have selected only schools accredited by the American Bar Association. Adoption rates vary from law school to law school. During the 2018-2019 admission cycle, the University of Nevada Las Vegas had an official acceptance rate of 30.8%.
In terms of national student selectivity, UNLV`s Faculty of Law ranks 36th. In 1997, then-Governor Bob Miller signed legislation authorizing the establishment of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).  A year later, in 1998, the Boyd School of Law opened its doors to 140 charter class students and the school moved to its permanent premises in August 2002.  The school received preliminary accreditation from the American Bar Association (ABA) in 2000 and full accreditation from the ABA in February 2003.  The first class graduated from the Boyd School of Law in May 2001.  In January 2004, the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, joined the Association of American Law Schools.
 ABOUT UNLV WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW Founded in 1998, the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas has nearly 400 students and offers three Juris Doctor programs: a full-time day program, a part-time day program, and a part-time evening program. The school also offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Gaming Law and Regulation and three dual degree programs: J.D./MBA, J.D./M.S.W. and JD/Ph.D. He is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the Association of American Law Schools. For more information about UNLV Law, please visit law.unlv.edu and stay connected on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The school`s legal process program ranked first among the top legal writing programs. The writing program at UNLV spans three semesters and allows students to prepare for legal analysis, discussion, and negotiation, and to acquire oral, research, counseling, and interviewing skills. Over the past 10 years, the writing program has been among the top five programs in the country. The William S.
Boyd School of Law is the law school of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the only law school in Nevada. It is named after William S. Boyd, a Nevada attorney and co-founder of the Boyd Gaming Corporation, which provided initial funding for the school.  The school opened in 1998 and completed its first class in 2001.  The school has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 2003 and joined the Association of American Law Schools in 2004.  The university is accredited by the American Bar Association and an official member of the Association of American Law Schools. As the only law school in the region, UNLV prides itself on its good employment figures for its graduates. For the class of 2019, about 88 percent of students got a job after graduation — about 58 percent in law firms, 7 percent in local and state governments, and the rest in business or academia. As students prepare to apply to law schools, there are many factors to consider, including program options, tuition, and ranking. Another important factor is the acceptance rate.
The school is also home to the Wiener-Rogers Law Library, the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution, the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, the Nevada Law Journal and the UNLV Gaming Law Journal. It awards the Juris Doctor (J.D.) and has a student body of about 350 students. It also awards dual degrees – including the Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration (J.D. / MBA), the Juris Doctor and Master of Social Work (J.D. / M.S.W.), and the Juris Doctor and the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (JD / Ph.D.)  – as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in gambling law and regulation.  All first-year law students must participate in a not-for-profit program and spend significant time providing legal information to community members who do not have access to lawyers.  In collaboration with the Southern Nevada Pro Bono Project`s legal aid center, law students prepare and deliver workshops on fundamental legal issues such as small claims litigation, family law and divorce, bankruptcy, guardianship, and paternity/custody issues in many locations in their community.