University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

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Tuition & Fees

$8,452

$24,105

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
30-36
11%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,483
Declined 1,560
Total Received 11,043
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Public

17,307

undergraduate students

3,696

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 21,003
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

255-acre campus in Reno (population: 248,853). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates on-campus shuttle service.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reno-Tahoe International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Young Democrats
  • Asian American Association
  • Blue Crew

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • MacKay Days
  • Night of All Nations
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
87%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
35%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
30-36
11%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,483
Declined 1,560
Total Received 11,043

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,848

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,688
Room & board $10,686
Additional fees $764
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $2,500
Total $22,938
Average Financial Aid - $4,848
Total with Avg. Aid $18,090

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, boxing, cycling, hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

boxing, cycling, equestrian sports, racquetball, rugby, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Education
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Finance, General
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geography Teacher Education
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
Health and Wellness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology and Immunology
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Water Resources Engineering
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

21,003

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

17,307
students

Female
53%
9,134

Male
47%
8,173

18%

3,696
students

Female
60%
2,231

Male
40%
1,465

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

14,788
students

Female
53%
7,836

Male
47%
6,952

15%

2,519
students

Female
52%
1,298

Male
48%
1,221

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

977

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Job Fairs

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
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