University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV, USA
3.75 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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
70%
Out of State Students
29%
0
100
88%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1084
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018 June 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision April 7, 2019 June 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2018 January 10, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
21,657
Total Number of Undergrads
18,348
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
21%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,568
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,599
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,788
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,117
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Reno
Las Vegas
San Francisco
Sacramento
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
57%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 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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