University of Nevada-Reno


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University of Nevada-Reno


  • 65% have a job after 6 months
  • 9% have a job after 1 year
  • 3% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$3,576 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,487 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


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. Ansari Map Library

  • 1,149,824 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 15,906 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,353,220 microforms.
  • 66,087 Audio/Visual items.
  • 13,118 e-books.

Museums & Art

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 geotechnical systems; Bridge Research and Information Center was established in 1998 and is headquartered at the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The center is principally sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF); The Western Regional Superpave Center in the Civil Engineering Department is one of five centers established by the Federal Highway Administration to promote the implementation of superpave technology; The mission of the Transportation Technology Transfer Center (Nevada T2 Center) is to provide training and technical assistance to transportation personnel to help them build and maintain better, safer, and more cost-effective transportation facilities; Audiovisual center, Theatres, Concert Halls, State Historical Society Museum, Planetarium, Research Institutes, Agricultural Experiment Station, W.M. Keck Museum (minerals, fossils, mining history), Nevada Terrawatt Facility, KUNR-FM Public Radio, NV Small Bus. Dvlp Ctr/Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Institute for the Study of Gambling and COmmercial Gaming, Ctr for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies, Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, NASA Space Grant College and Fellowship Program; University of Nevada, Reno Fire Science Academy (FSA) includes a 426-acre, state-of-the-art training campus in Carlin, Nevada, as well as specialized training programs ??? conducted on-site or customized and offered anywhere in the world.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 14% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 73% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 8% of housing units are Triples.
  • 15% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 8 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 75% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 88% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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, Urban Idol, University of Nevada Youth Soccer Educational Access Initiative, Asia and Oceania Heritage Week, Hispanic Parent Student Program
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 189 organizations on campus.
  • 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 have their own honor societies.
  • 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 Alpha Christian Fellowship, Dzogchen Buddhist Philosophy & Meditation Organization, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Orthodox Christian Fellowship of UNR, Our Lady of Wisdom Newman Club;
  • 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 Club, Hillel, Historically Black Greek Leadership Council, International Affairs Club, International Club, Japanese Student Action Network, Kappa Delta Chi, Las Americas, MEChA, Native American Organization, NCFRSO, Pilipino, Undergraduate Students’ Organization, Society of Independent Persian Students, South Asian Youth Club, University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Alumni Club, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, The F Word, Hip Hop Division, LIFE Interest Group, Progressive Organizations’ Council, Queer Student Union, Sister II Sister, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Delta Chi, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 702 Reno club, Beta Alpha Psi, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of UNR, Board With School, Campus Girl Scouts, Ceramic Society, UNR Cheerleaders, Nevada Committee to Regulate and Control Marijuana, Cuisine Club, Delta Chi Fraternity, Dierks Bentley and Country Music, Do Nothing Club, Dragons of Thespis, Futbol Club, International Beverage Club, Kappa Alpha Theta, Lambda Phi Xi Multicultural Sorority Inc. , Lambda Pi Eta, Long Boarders of America, MARS, Mentor Inc. , Model United Nations, Movie Critics Club, Musical Theatre Club, Nevada Assoc. for the Education of Young Children, No Frills 2006, Nye Hall Council, Pack Patriot, Phi Delta Theta, Pi Beta Phi, Pi Kappa Phi, Rock Climbing Club, SAIWI, School of Public Health Club, Sigma Alpha Sorority in Development (SASID), Society for Range Management, Socrates Caf? ? Club, SOPAS, Students for Hunt, Students in Free Enterprise, Students in Health, Student Org. for Providers of Addiction Services, Student Orientation Staff, Super Friends, Synergy Operations, Tau Kappa Epsilon, UnClub, UNR Educators Assoc. , West 2nd, Whipple Hall Council, Wrestling Club, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Zeta, American Cartoons Club, American Society of Civil Engineers, Ad Club, American Choral Director’s Association, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Marketing Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, AREAL Club, ASCE/AGC, ASID Student Chapter ASM/MRS/TMS, Association of Computing Machinery, Biology Club, Biochemistry Club, Broadcasting Club, Chemistry Club, Delta Sigma Pi, FIMRC, Financial Management Association, Fireants, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, International Business Student Chapter, John Mackay Club, Mackay Connections, Management and Human Resources Association, Music Educators National Conference, Nevada Educators Association, Orvis Student Nurses Association, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Beta Lambda, Physical Therapy Club, Pre, Dental Club, Public Relations Student Society of America, Sierra Nevada Information Professionals, Sierra Nevada Resource Economics Organization, Society for Range Management, Society of Physics Students, Society of Professional Journalists, Society of Women Engineers, Student Art Association, Student Nutrition Association, Undergraduate Student Social Work Association, University of Nevada Logistics Council, Writing Club, Boxing Club, Cycling Team, Equestrian Club, Judo Club, Lacrosse, Lumberjack Team, Roller Hockey Club, Rugby, Shotokan Karate Club, Ultimate Frisbee Team, Wolfblades Fencing Team, Wolfpack Triathlon Club, Women? ? ? s Ultimate Frisbee Club, Cast and Blast Outdoors Club, Chess Club, Freeride Ski Team, Go Club, Hack Club, Playstation 2 Club, Racquetball Club, Running Club, Tae Kwon Do Club, Volleytenaballis (V, 10) Club, Wolf Ball Baseball Club, Alpine Adventure Club, Anime and Manga Society, Art of Living, Blackjack Club, Blue Crew, CABNR Ambassadors, Campus Greens, Campus Libertarians, Circle K International, College Republicans, Collegiate Cattlewomen, Dance Club, Dance Co Op, Democracy for Nevada, Geography Club, Gerontology Club, Kraft and Scrap Klub, League of Pissed Off Voters, Nevada Students for Peace and Solidarity, New Voters Project, NSSLHA, Pre Vet Club, Relay for Life, Residence Hall Association, Rural Activity Program, SEEDS, Student Ambassadors, Taco Night Club, Up ’til Dawn, Volunteerism In Progress, WAFU, Young Democrats, Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Sigma Theta, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Interfraternity Council, Lambda Chi Alpha, Panhellenic Council, Phi Mu Alpha, Sinfonia, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Sagebrush (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Reno (6)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Reno (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Reno (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,310
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 7% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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