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The University of Nevada, Reno

National Tier 1 Education

U.S. News and World Report ranks us as a national Tier 1 university. We earned this distinction by the quality of our students, faculty, research activity, and degree programs.

What does this mean for you?

It means you’ll have access to a broad range of degrees and programs taught by highly accomplished faculty. You’ll be surrounded by a student body that can motivate and inspire you. Most of all, it means you’re going to get a great education at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Students seeking a bachelor's degree can choose from majors in everything from anthropology to wildlife ecology and conservation.

Undergraduate Programs


Many of the University's 124 master's and doctoral programs are ranked individually by U.S. News & World Report

Graduate Programs


One of the pillars of a great university is its research led by highly credentialed faculty who are advancing critical fields of study.

Research & Innovation

Compare us to other tier 1 universities

Nevada residents pay

72% less in tuition

Over 4 years, that's

$63,000 in savings

Things you could do with that kind of savings:
Get a graduate degree (or two)
Start up your own business
Take a cruise around the world (seriously)

Meaningful Opportunity

Our students are talented, hard-working and full of good ideas. We encourage and empower them to bring their ideas to life. Hands-on opportunities are what we’re all about. Our students are busy doing things that matter. Take a look at the opportunities you’ll have at the University.

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