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If I could have attended a different university,AverageNursing
If I could have attended a different university, I would have. Although the tuition for this university is one of the best in the state of Nevada, that does not compensate for the professors, and students. The professors, especially the Science professors, make their courses way too hard and they fail to teach. They expect you to learn the material on your own. This is inconvenient for students who have to work and have other classes to worry about. Greek life is huge at this university. If you are not a party student it becomes pretty hard to make friends. The university does have a beautiful campus.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2017
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: F
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Though UNR is a great school, it isBrightCivil Engineering
Though UNR is a great school, it is not a good fit for the rare few students that do not party every night and enjoy cussing, drinking, drugs, ect. excessively. Academically I love this place. The faculty in all departments so far have been really good-teach well, give out practice exams, are approachable, plenty of office hours. The size is really great too. You can walk from the dorms to the stadium in maybe 15 minutes if you're walking at a leisurely pace. There are a lot of stairs though. People-wise it's also a nice size. You can meet new people in every class and still have classes with last semesters friends or whatever. Our football team (and maybe basketball too?) are great and there's a TON of school spirit here. Half the people you'll meet are wearing UNR gear or have a UNR water bottle, sticker, hat, ect.Socially this place is all about partying. If you don't go out you'll have no friends and nothing to do. Tahoe is 45 mins away in winter, hiking is alright. So I hope you are into greek life, drinkning, partying, and all that jazz. Otherwise this place is amazing and you really feel like you're getting your moneys worth. Advisors (at least the engineering ones) and financial aid/cahsier's office staff are very helpful and nice and understanding. You'll almost certainly get into the classes you need.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Useful Schoolwork: A, Perceived Campus Safety: C+
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As a recent graduate, I absolutely loved myBrightEconomics
As a recent graduate, I absolutely loved my time at the University of Nevada. I've had so many incredible experiences, and received a truly great education.

I was easily able to graduate in 4 years, even after changing my major. Most faculty members were very knowledgeable, and actual cared about the students. Being a large state school, there is naturally great diversity among students. Not only demographically, but there are so many people with unique interests, and a subgroup for anyone. I also fell in love with Reno itself. The surrounding neighborhoods are full of college students, and it's great being so close to downtown. The Riverwalk is beautiful, and there are always festivals and fun events going on(not to mention great nightlife).The University is still relatively unknown and under-rated, but will continue to grow(both physically and in reputation). I imagine that in twenty years this will be one of the top schools on the west coast.

4th Year Male -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Innovation: C+
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