University of Nevada, Reno

country rank  171
world rank  427

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, University of Nevada, Reno is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Reno (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Nevada. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 144 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNR
Founded 1874
Motto Omnia Pro Patria
All for our Country
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address 1664 North Virginia Street
Reno (population range: 50,000-249,999)
89557 Nevada
United States
T +1 (775) 784 1110
F +1 (775) 784 4283

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Mail Stop 120
Reno 89557
+1 (775) 7844700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Nevada, Reno's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1938


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019