University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, Nevada

Overview

AddressNorth Virginia Street
School Websitewww.unr.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Nevada-Reno is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Reno, Nevada that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,531 students applied to University of Nevada-Reno. Of those students, 8,402 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Nevada-Reno was $6,465, in addition to fees of $1,134. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Nevada-Reno.

University of Nevada-Reno has a 58% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Nevada-Reno acceptance rate is 88%. To put this into perspective, 8,402 of the 9,531 students who applied to University of Nevada-Reno in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Nevada-Reno is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Nevada-Reno had an SAT score between the range of 1,070 and 1,280. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Nevada-Reno was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Nevada-Reno as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Nevada-Reno, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,465. Combined with fees of $1,134, room and board costs of $11,770, other expenses of $4,370 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $25,039.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,236 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Nevada-Reno to $39,676 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Nevada-Reno are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Nevada-Reno was $4,890 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 30%.

University of Nevada-Reno Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Nevada-Reno.

University of Nevada-Reno has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Nevada residents; in fact, 73% of all students reside in Nevada. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Nevada-Reno is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Nevada-Reno to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at University of Nevada-Reno part-time; the other 16,768 students enrolled full-time.

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