University of Nevada – Reno: Ranking & Review

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Reno Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 125 313
Top 2%

University of Nevada - Reno Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%87%89%
Applicants9,7214,3485,373
Admissions8,5573,7704,787
Enrolled undergraduates3,6431,6621,981
Enrolled total (including graduate students)21,65710,08111,576

4,692 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

820 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,877
Percent of students submitting SAT scores52%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
585
Math
580

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,947
Percent of students submitting ACT scores81%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

University of Nevada - Reno Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,209 $38,398
Off-campus $24,209 $38,398
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,940 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Nevada - Reno provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,934 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,885 $20,766
Fees for full-time undergraduates $774 $774
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $230 $474
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,842 $19,030
Fees for full-time graduates $625 $625
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $269 $581

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 622 146 768
Health Professions and Related Programs 20 516 69 74 679
Engineering 402 53 34 489
Social Sciences 350 25 8 383
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 308 22 9 339
Education 149 135 18 302
Psychology 182 11 12 205
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 178 5 183
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 92 57 149
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 126 7 133
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 84 27 111
Physical Sciences 68 17 14 99
Visual and Performing Arts 85 14 99
English Language and Literature & Letters 75 9 4 88
Natural Resources and Conservation 74 5 79
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 78 78
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 16 59 75
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 55 4 59
Mathematics and Statistics 31 7 38
History 19 1 3 23
Philosophy and Religious Studies 21 21
Legal Professions and Studies 18 2 20
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 9 9
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 4 4
Grand Total363,5876321784,433

A total of 3,623 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Nevada - Reno.

At the master's and doctor's level 810 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%50%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesUNR
Founded1874
MottoOmnia Pro Patria
All for our Country
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, silver
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,473
Instructional FTE1,041
Research FTE159
Public Service FTE7
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.unr.edu
AddressNorth Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada, 89557
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone7757841110
Fax+1 (775) 784 4283

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