University of Nevada at Reno School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Reno, NV

$8,034

Avg in-state tuition

$23,086

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 20,993, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 88%. The university offers 74 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 61%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,034, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $23,086.

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Admissions Breakdown

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.

Acceptance Rate Insight

88% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

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

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1070-1290

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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21k

Students Enrolled

24%

Online Student Enrollment

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

55%

Hispanic

20%

Asian

8%

Two or more races

7%

Black

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

5,018

Student Location Breakout

24% 76%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 5% online

Doctorate 3% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

27%

State Grant Aid

71%

Institution Grant Aid

50%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,848
State Grant Aid $3,232
Institution Grant Aid $2,970
Pell Grant Aid $4,414

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.