University of Nevada-Reno

, NV,
3.77 Average Rating

The University of Nevada-Reno is a public institution and Nevada’s land-grant university. A research university with “high research activity,” the university owns the Nevada Terawatt Facility which houses one of the most powerful lasers on any college campus. UNR also focuses on earthquake research and owns one of the largest earthquake simulation labs in the country. Admissions are “selective” at this university Forbes named as #71 in the West.


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  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
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Average ACT Composite: 24
Average SAT Composite: 1084

What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
The University of Nevada, Reno is an amazing school. It provides all the necessary amentities and activities to allow you to get the perfect college experience. I have made memories, friends, and educational acheivements that will last a lifetime.
Sara from Cameron Park, CA
the university of nevada, reno is absolutely an amazing college and was the best decision i could've ever made. the professors here go out of their way to help you inside and outside of the classroom. the campus itself is so beautiful and the people here are some of the nicest i've ever met in my life.
Stacie from Sacramento, CA

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