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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Animal Breeding
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, Other
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Biotechnology
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty627
Part-Time Faculty539
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
84%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 16% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 51% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,998,338
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts for the Teaching of English, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Justice Management, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Judicial Studies, Master of Arts in Teaching of Mathematics, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • German
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Journalism
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Medicine
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • History
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Nursing--General
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Western European Studies
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Average 3.38 3.75 599 591 27
Low 2.30 2.80 490 490 17
High 4.00 5.00 690 710 35
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