18,348
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,800
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
88
88%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno is a University institution located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 120
Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Steve Maples
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: asknevada@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4700
Fax: 775-784-4283

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,721
Applied
8,557
Accepted
18,348
Enrolled
88%
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Female Admissions

5,373
Females Applied
4,787
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,348
Males Applied
3,770
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 7th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported Yes
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 585 540 630
SAT Math 581 530 630
ACT Composite 23 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,990
In-state
21,462
Out-of-state
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Fees

774
Full-time student fees
10,868
Room & board
6,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,800
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,300
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,815
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,220
Avg. Loan Aid
2,650
Avg. Grant Aid
6,642
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
99%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,348
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.63%
Black or African American 3.26%
White or Caucasian 57.01%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.72%
Asian 7.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.57%
Two or more races 6.72%
Other 1.63%

Gender

Male (47.27%)
Female (52.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, MacKay Days and Night of All Nations

Student Services

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More services
multicultural center

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Student Ambassadors, Young Democrats, Asian American Association and Blue Crew

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,274
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 710
Part-time - 564
Male - 657
Female - 617