University of Nevada at Reno

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Reno, NV

$7,901

Avg in-state tuition

$23,554

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Nevada at Reno

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Nevada at Reno is a large public university located on an urban campus in Reno, Nevada. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,845, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 86 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,901, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $23,554.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

87% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

80% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

60% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1060-1260

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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21k

Students enrolled

27%

Online student enrollment

17:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

55%

Hispanic

21%

Asian

8%

Two or more races

7%

Black

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

5,598

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

100% On-campus

0% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate Check Bold 2% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $7,901 $23,554
Graduate $5,657 $21,310

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,300
On-campus room and board $12,216
On-campus other expenses $4,370
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,216
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,370
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,770

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $25,787 $41,440
Off-campus without family $25,787 $41,440
Off-campus with family $13,971 $29,624

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

57%

State Grant Aid

72%

Institution Grant Aid

63%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,176
State Grant Aid $3,506
Institution Grant Aid $3,333
Pell Grant Aid $4,598

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.