Mail Stop 120, Reno, NV 89557 775-784-4700
About University of Nevada-Reno
  • Year of Foundation 1864
  • Size of Campus 220 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 12,937
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 18%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 3,576 in-state, 13,487 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 11.605
The University of Nevada, Reno (also referred to as University of Nevada, UNR, or simply Nevada), is a teaching and research university established in 1874 and located in Reno, Nevada, USA. It is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada.The campus is home to the large-scale structures laboratory in the College of Engineering, which has put Nevada researchers at the forefront nationally in a wide range of seismological and large-scale structures testing and modeling. The Nevada Terawatt Facility, located on a satellite campus of the university, includes a terawatt-level Z-pinch machine and terawatt-class high-intensity laser system – one of the most powerful such lasers on any college campus in the country.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Mackay Week, Welcome Back Week, Welcome Week, Black Student Organization Ball, Night of All Nations, Tunnel of Oppression, Asian American Student Association Ball, Japanese Summer Festival, Mexico Independent Day, Latino Idol, Chinese New Year,
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Phi Omega, Alpha Psi Omega, Eta Kappa Nu, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Golden Key International Honor Society, Honors Student Association, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Order of Omega, Psi Chi, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Sigma, and many colleges/department ha
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Ministry, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Cantebury of Reno, Champions for Christ, Willing, Latter-Day Saint Student Association, Baha'i Faith Club, Campus Christian Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chi Al
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, Celtic Societies Club, Indian Student Association, Philohr Society UNR, Tiawan Culture and Students Association, The Alliance, Asian American Student Association, Black Student Organization, German Cl
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Reno (6)
  • Distance to nearest train Reno (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Reno (2)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 75%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 88%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (76%), women's dorms (5%), men's dorms (4%), apartments for married students (2%), apartment for single students (13%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities DeLaMare Library (engineering & geosciences), Life & Health Sciences Library, Physical Sciences Library, W.M. Keck Earth Sciences & Mining Research Information Center, Ntl Judicial College's Law Library, School of Medicine's Savitt Medical Library, Mary B.
  • Number Of Microforms 3,353,220
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 13,118
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated,
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,149,824
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 66,087
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) @ UNR Equipment Site is a biaxial, multiple shake table facility (with three identical biaxial shake tables) that is suitable for conducting of research on long, spatially distributed, structural and geo
  • Number Of Subscriptions 15,906
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Washoe County School District, University of Nevada Reno, International Game Technology (IGT), State of Nevada, Washoe Medical Center, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Washoe County, Self Employed,
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 9%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years 3%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,310
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No