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Tuition & Fees

$7,538

$21,726

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,986
Declined + 1,658
Total Received 9,644
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Public

18,191

undergraduate students

3,162

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Community Health Studies
  3. Pyschology
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Codes

SAT 4844
ACT 2497

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
12%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
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School Facts

University of Nevada at Reno, founded in 1864, is a coeducational public institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Human and Community Sciences; the Schools of Journalism, Medicine, and Mines. Its 200-acre campus is located in Reno.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 21,353
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Reno, NV

200-acre campus in Reno (population: 236,995). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates on-campus shuttle service.

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
12%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
April 7
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,986
Declined + 1,658
Total Received 9,644

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Melisa N. Choroszy
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
P: 775 784-4700
F: 775 784-4283
asknevada@unr.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,735
Room $6,100
Board $4,768
Additional fees $803
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $19,706
Average Financial Aid - $8,756
Total with Avg. Aid $10,950

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,756

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,791,974
State $8,832,279
Institutional $11,358,332
Other external $1,906,462
Total $42,889,047

Non-need-based

Federal $25,513
State $8,833,318
Institutional $4,582,800
Other external $2,556,697
Total $15,998,328

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
riflery
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Western Athletic Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Wolf Pack
School colors
navy blue and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Agricultural Science
Anthropology
Applied Music
Art
Art History
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Basque Studies
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Cellular/Molecular Pharmacology/Physiology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Communication Studies
Community Health Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Construction Science
Counseling/Educational Psychology
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Ecohydrology
Ecology/Evolution/Conservation Biology
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Health
Equity/Diversity in Education
Finance
Foreign Languages/Literature
Forest/Rangeland Management
French
General Business
General Studies
Geo-Engineering
Geochemistry
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Hydrogeology
Hydrology
Information Systems
Integrated Educational Studies
International Affairs
International Business
Journalism
Judicial Studies
Justice Management
Land Use/Planning
Literacy Studies
Management
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Metallurgical Engineering
Metallurgy
Mining Engineering
Molecular Microbiology/Immunology
Music
Music Education
Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences
Neuroscience
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nutrition
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Chemistry
Psychology
Public Administration/Policy
Public Health
Secondary Education
Social Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Pathology
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Teaching History
Teaching of Mathematics
Theatre
Veterinary Science
Wildlife Ecology/Conservation
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

85%

18,191
students

Female
53%
9,621

Male
47%
8,570

Graduate

15%

3,162
students

Female
54%
1,717

Male
46%
1,445

undergraduateFull-time

84%

15,408
students

Female
54%
8,193

Male
46%
7,215

undergraduatePart-time

16%

2,783
students

Female
52%
1,428

Male
48%
1,355

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: January 5

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Great Britain
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Susie Askew
Director Office of International Students and Scholars
775 784-6874
international@unr.edu

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