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University of Nevada - Reno
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  • 4 Year
  • RENO, NV

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Nevada - Reno is an above-average public university located in Reno, Nevada. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 14,323 undergraduate students. The Nevada - Reno acceptance rate is 87%. Popular majors include Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 60% of students, Nevada - Reno alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,700.

About

NORTH VIRGINIA STREET
RENO, NV 89557
About Nevada - Reno...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference

University of Nevada - Reno Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UNR Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
1060-1260
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,359 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,290 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 221 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 259 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 258 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,323 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,522
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 187 responses
  • UNR has a diverse cultural communnity.
    27%
  • A lot of whites but a lot of different people
    26%
  • Average
    16%
  • Collective of all Cultures
    10%
  • White
    9%
  • Dedicated
    7%
  • Immature
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 305 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 372 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 189 responses
  • Wolf pack
    51%
  • Beautiful
    15%
  • Welcoming
    13%
  • Community
    9%
  • Average
    4%
  • Biggest Little City
    3%
  • Expensive
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 153 responses

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