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The University of Nevada Reno

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

UNR Address

RENO, NV89557
General info:(775) 784-1110
Financial aid office:(775) 784-4666
Admissions office:(775) 784-4700
University Homepage

Tuition + UNR Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee: $60

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:2287
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 16,325
# of Grad students: 4,704
# of Part time: 91
Total Students: 21,029




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

52% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $830

19% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $1,500

14% receive student loans and the average amount is $910
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

MD Medical Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

86% men vs 89% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 2,944
Number of Women Applicants: 3,465
Number of Men Admitted: 2,537
Number of Women Admitted: 3,090

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor
• Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Advertising
• Agricultural Animal Breeding
• Agricultural Economics
• Agricultural Economics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Animal Sciences General
• Anthropology
• Anthropology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art/Art Studies General
• Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology General
• Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Biochemistry
• Biochemistry Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biology/Biological Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biotechnology
• Broadcast Journalism
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Teacher Education
• Business/Commerce General
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
• Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Child Development
• Civil Engineering General
• Civil Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Science
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Post-master's certificate
• Criminology
• Curriculum and Instruction Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Post-master's certificate
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Engineering Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• English Language and Literature/Letters Other
• English/Language Arts Teacher Education
• Environmental Science
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
• Finance General
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General
• Foreign Language Teacher Education
• Foreign Languages and Literatures General
• Forestry General
• French Language and Literature
• General Studies
• Geography
• Geological/Geophysical Engineering
• Geological/Geophysical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Geology/Earth Science General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geophysics and Seismology
• German Language and Literature
• German Studies
• Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Other
• Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences General
• Health Teacher Education
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Housing and Human Environments Other
• Human Development and Family Studies General
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Relations and Affairs
• Journalism
• Legal Professions and Studies Other
• Logistics Materials and Supply Chain Management
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medicine Phd(Professional practice)
• Metallurgical Engineering
• Metallurgical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mining and Mineral Engineering
• Music General
• Music Performance General
• Music Teacher Education
• Natural Resources Management and Policy
• Natural Resources/Conservation General
• Neuroscience
• Nursing Administration
• Nutrition Sciences
• Pharmacology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Philosophy
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Political Science and Government General
• Pre-Veterinary Studies
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Administration
• Public Health General
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Social Psychology
• Social Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Social Studies Teacher Education
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas Other
• Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
• Urban Studies/Affairs
• Water Resources Engineering
• Water Resources Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Wildlife Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
• Women's Studies
• Writing General

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