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U Nevada-Reno is a public institution. Founded in 1864, it adopted coeducation in 1874. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Human and Community Sciences; the Schools of Journalism, Medicine, and Mines. Its 200-acre campus is located in Reno, just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Website: www.unr.edu/

Public
Co-ed
17,307
Undergraduate
Students
(52.8%) 9,134 Women
(47.2%) 8,173 Men
3,696
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 11,043 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
590 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,738
Out-of-state: $40,391
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,452
Out-of-state: $24,105
Room and Board
$10,686
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$9,480
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,418
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
783
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
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Campus Life

Reno Population
233,294
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.3% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
22.5% Hispanic/Latino
7.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.7% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
0.8% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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