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About the School:

The University of Nevada, Reno is the state’s flagship university that enrolls over 21,000 students annually. It was established in 1874 as Nevada’s land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862. The university is situated on 290-acres of land and includes 180 buildings, 60 research facilities, 12 museums & galleries, and 13 schools & colleges.

The University of Nevada offers over 460 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The popular subjects include business, engineering, health, and social sciences. It offers a student/faculty ratio of 18:1, with over 40% of classes having lower than 20 students.

Tuition & fees for in-state students is around $8,300 and out-state students need to pay around $24,000. UNR is also known to offer scholarships based on academic achievements and standardized test scores. The amount can range from $1500 to $8000 per year.

Online Presence:

UNR offers online programs at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral levels, including many certification programs. You can find details on both online and offline programs on the degrees and programs page. Note, getting admission to UNR can be quite difficult. It has an acceptance rate of 88% and requires a higher GPA score. To get enrolled, first-year students need to have a GPA of 3.0.

Laptop Programs:

The University of Nevada, Reno is working with Apple on a pilot program known as Digital Wolf Pack. It allows freshmen to receive technology at no cost. The technologies currently offered include iPad Air, Apple Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Pencil, Suite of productivity and creativity apps, and other facilities. To know more about the program, visit the Wolf Pack Initiative page.


The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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