University of Nevada – Reno

Address:
, Reno, NV 89557
Phone:
775-784-1110
Website:
http://www.unr.edu/
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About University of Nevada – Reno

University of Nevada – Reno is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,340
 Graduate3,535
 Total16,875
GenderFemale53%
 Male47%
Student Age% Under 2570%
 % 25 and Over30%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time72%
 % Part-time28%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.5%
 % Black2.5%
 % Asian6.5%
 % Latino10.3%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Race Unknown1.4%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,930
 % Admitted90%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled52%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT76%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT49%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,561
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,851
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid91%
 % Undergraduates with Loans28%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,115
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,268
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,261
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,108
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,887

Neighborhood Data for the Reno Area

Median Age34.3
Median Household Income$49,700
Total Population223,558
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.0% 49.0%
 Age 0-953.0%47.0%
 Age 10-1750.8%49.2%
 Age 18-2451.7%48.3%
 Age 25-2951.7%48.3%
 Age 30-3953.7%46.3%
 40+50.3%49.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.1%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian6.2%
 % Latino23.6%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.7%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,115
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,268
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$754
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50039.7%12.2%2.6%
 $500 to $74949.3%47.3%0.0%
 $750 to $9997.4%32.4%43.8%
 Over $10003.7%8.1%37.7%
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