University of Nevada, Reno

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The University of Nevada, Reno is a public university that is located in Reno, Nevada.  Established in 1874, the University of Nevada, or Nevada for short, is a land grant institution that was originally located east of Reno in Elko, Nevada and was known as the State University of Nevada.  In 1906, after a name change and relocation to Reno, it became known as the University of Nevada.


Academic Colleges and Ranking

The University is home to nine academic colleges through which a variety of over 140 major programs are administered.  Nevada’s Master’s in Business Administration has been ranked as 21st in the U.S. by BusinessWeek.  Additionally, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Nevada as 181st among Tier 1 national universities.  Among international institutions, Nevada is ranked in the top 500.


Libraries

Nevada is home to several campus libraries that also serve the surrounding community.  The main library, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center is a recent addition to the sprawling campus that replaced the former Getchell Library.  In addition to the main library, the campus has four other library facilities that serve the varying academic disciplines taught at the University.

General Information

Admission Office
Mail Stop 120
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110
(866) 263-8232
Fax: (775) 784-4283
[email protected]
Contact: Melisa Choroszy
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services
Main Address
PBA/Mail Stop 118
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110
www.unr.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 13,367
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,296
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,789
Graduate enrollment: 3,264

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $60
Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 91%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
AgriculturalEconomics B
Animal Breeding B
Animal Sciences B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Women's Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/TheaterArts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
BiochemistryB
Biology B
BiotechnologyB

Business, Management, & Marketing
AccountingB
Business – General B
Business/ManagerialEconomics B
EntrepreneurialStudies B
Finance/BankingB
HospitalityAdministration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
InternationalBusiness B
Logistics/MaterialsManagement B
MarketingManagement B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/RhetoricB
JournalismB

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B
Computer/InformationSciences – General B

Education
AgriculturalEducation B
Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
ElementaryEducation B
English Teacher Education B
Family/ConsumerSciences – Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
MathematicsEducation B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
SecondaryEducation B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech communication teacher education B
Technology/IndustrialArts Education B
Theatre teacher education B
Trade/IndustrialEducation B

Engineering
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/CommunicationsEngineering B
EngineeringPhysics B
EnvironmentalEngineering B
GeologicalEngineering B
MechanicalEngineering B
MetallurgicalEngineering B
Mining/MineralEngineering B
Water Resource Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Construction/BuildingTechnologies B

English Language & Literature
Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
English language and linguistics B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Development B
Foods/NutritionStudies B
Human Development/Family Studies B
Interior design A

Foreign Language & Literature
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health ecology B
Nursing (RN) B
PreveterinaryMedicine B
Speech-LanguagePathology B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B

Mathematics
Mathematics– General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
NeuroscienceB
NutritionSciences B
Science, Technology & Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation
EnvironmentalScience B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B
Wildlife/WildernessManagement B

Philosophy & Religion
PhilosophyB

Physical Sciences
AtmosphericSciences B
ChemistryB
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismologyB
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology– General B
Social Psychology B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Social Sciences
AnthropologyB
CriminologyB
GeographyB
InternationalRelations B
PoliticalScience/Government B
SociologyB

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ratings for University of Nevada, Reno


Student Reviews: 4.13/5 (2)

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