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University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, RenoContact Information

Address: 401 W 2nd St, Reno, NV 89503‏

Phone: (775) 784-4700

Website: http://www.unr.edu/home/

Degree Offered

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • First Professional
  • Associate

Schools and Departments

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  • Truckee Meadows Community College (www.tmcc.edu/)
  • State of Nevada (www.state.nv.us/)
  • The Reno Gazette-Journal (www.rgj.com/)
  • New Mexico Tech (www.nmt.edu/)
  • Nevada Department of Transportation (www.nevadadot.com/)
  • University and Community College System in Nevada (www.nevada.edu/)
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Students are from the following countries

  • 61.2% United States
  • 11.0% India
  • 5.6% Iran
  • 1.6% Australia
  • 1.3% Italy
  • 1.1% Sweden
  • 1.1% Indonesia
  • 1.1% Costa Rica
  • 1.0% China
  • 1.0% United Kingdom
  • 0.9% South Africa
  • 0.9% Germany
  • 0.9% Canada
  • 0.6% Malaysia
  • 0.6% Thailand
  • 0.5% Philippines
  • 9.9% OTHER

University of Nevada, Reno Tuition

The tuition and fees for University of Nevada, Reno is $4,561 for in-state and $15,656 for out-of-state.

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 91.3%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 4,874
Number of applicants accepted: 4,450
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 2,296
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 2,264
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 2,050
Male freshman enrollment: 1,069
Number of female applicants: 2,610
Number of female applicants accepted: 2,400
Female freshman enrollment: 1,227
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? No
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: N/A
Number of students on the wait list accepted: N/A
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: N/A
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 72%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 22%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 53%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 87%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 99%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 76%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 460-580
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 470-590
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 470-570
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 3%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 17%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 43%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 31%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 6%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 3%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 19%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 45%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 28%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 5%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 56%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 19-26
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 19-26
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 20-25
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 8%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 26%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 50%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 15%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 1%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 8%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 38%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: 40%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: 14%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 6%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 35%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 50%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 9%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): 500
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 173
Average TOEFL score (paper test): 558
Average TOEFL score (computer test): 219

 

More about University of Nevada-Reno

Website: http://www.unr.edu
Address: Reno , Nevada - 89557
Phone: (775) 784-1110
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate, First professional degree
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Western Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $60
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
4,920
2,264
2,610
Percent admitted
90%
91%
92%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
52%
52%
51%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
460
580
SAT Math
470
590
SAT Writing
470
570
ACT Composite
20
25
ACT English
19
25
ACT Math
19
26
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,005
Out-of-state tuition $15,100
Books and supplies $1,300
On-campus room and board $9,659
On-campus other expenses $4,178
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
90%
-
Federal grant aid
12%
$3,308
State or local grant aid
74%
$2,334
Institutional grant aid
69%
-
Loan aid
21%
$4,212
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
16,867
46%
54%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 13,371
Estimated graduates enrolled 3,244
Undergraduates 24 years old 81%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 15%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 48%
Men 43%
Women 53%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 15%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 39%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 48%

University of Nevada-Reno Accreditation and Tuition Expenses 

 
 
 

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