88%

Acceptance Rate

$6,548

Avg.Financial Aid

002568

FAFSA Code

About University of Nevada, Reno

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,463

Website

www.unr.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

University of Nevada, Reno was founded in 1874 and is a public research university. Large-scale structure testing and research activities in the Civil Engineering field are what this university is known for. The university has around 21,000 students enrolled and a total of 1,016 faculty members.

  • The University's acceptance rate is of 83%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 21:1.

  • It has a total graduation rate of 54%.

A public university by the name of University of Nevada-Reno is located in Reno, Nevada. Around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. Notably, University of Nevada-Reno is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At UNR around 55% are white, 22% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 8% are Asian. Moreover, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. Nick Fazekas, Brian Sandoval, Colin Kaepernick, and Walter Van Tilburg Clark are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 352 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Location & Contact

Address

North Virginia Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7757841110
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

88%

SAT Range

1070 - 1280

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at UNR, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $60. The SAT score in the range of 1070-1290 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at University of Nevada-Reno is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at North Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada 89557. To gather more information, they can call them at (775) 784-1110.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,723

Average Annual Cost

$6,465

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$1,134

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,770

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,370

Total One Year Cost

$25,039

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UNR are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $33,190. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$5,164

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

273 Graduates

Psychology, General

182 Graduates

Biology, General

166 Graduates

Criminology

161 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

151 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

144 Graduates

Marketing

140 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

132 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

126 Graduates

Journalism

121 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

100 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

93 Graduates

Social Work

92 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

87 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

82 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

79 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

78 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

75 Graduates

Computer Engineering

71 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

69 Graduates

Education, Other

66 Graduates

Civil Engineering

65 Graduates

Political Science and Government

65 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

59 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

59 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

57 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

55 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

55 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

49 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

48 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

45 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

40 Graduates

Anthropology

39 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

36 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

34 Graduates

Mathematics

31 Graduates

International Business

28 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Chemistry

27 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

25 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

25 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Philosophy

21 Graduates

Geological/Geophysical Engineering

20 Graduates

Physics

20 Graduates

History

19 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

19 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

18 Graduates

Music

18 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

17 Graduates

Gerontology

16 Graduates

Forestry

13 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

12 Graduates

Mining and Mineral Engineering

12 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

8 Graduates

Metallurgical Engineering

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Agriculture, General

3 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

3 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Plant Sciences

1 Graduates

Public Health

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,930

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

21% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

72%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,050 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

15%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,360/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,410/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,410/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolf Pack

School Colors

navy blue and silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mountain West Conference

Total Male Athletes

204

Total Female Athletes

237

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

15

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At UNR, $11,960 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. There are around 47% male and 53% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,500

$25,864

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 268

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,548

Students Receiving Federal Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,890

Students Receiving State Aid

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,242

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,870

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,917

$30K - $48K

$9,765

$48K - $75K

$6,797

$75K - $110K

$4,016

> $110K

$3,556

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,555,215

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,727,272

In case the students at University of Nevada-Reno face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,848, whereas the financial aid is $2,970. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,232, while the institutional aid is $2,970.

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