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Academics

You’ll love the options at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Choose from more than 145 Tier 1 degree programs.

Degrees & Programs

With over 145 degree programs, we're bound to have a starting point to your career goals. From expertise in earth sciences to journalism, our degrees open the door to unexpected opportunities.

Colleges & Schools

The University is made up of nine degree-granting, academic colleges. While each college has its own personality and area of expertise, they frequently work together to offer interdisciplinary degree programs and undertake complex research.

The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources offers students the chance to apply life and earth sciences to real-world problems. With majors ranging from biochemistry and molecular biology to wildlife ecology and conservation, the college prepares students for a variety of hands-on jobs.

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources

The College of Business offers degree programs in fields ranging from accounting to economics to marketing. It also hosts the annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition which awards $50,000 to the first place team.

College of Business

Offering degree programs in all facets of learning and human development, the College of Education prepares educators to shape the future. Its research informs practice and policy, and its outreach and service make a difference at the state, national and international levels.

College of Education

The College of Engineering offers degrees in nine disciplines, training students to do anything from develop renewable energy sources to build earthquake-resistant bridges. Outside the classroom, award-winning competition teams, internships and outreach programs offer a chance to apply engineering skills in a real-world setting.

College of Engineering

The College of Liberal Arts contains the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, as well as the School of the Arts and the School of Social Research and Justice Studies. The University's largest college plays key roles in undergraduate and graduate education, while the faculty is recognized for its research and creative activity.

College of Liberal Arts

With its internationally known faculty, the College of Science equips students to be successful in innovative careers. In addition to its degrees ranging from atmospheric science to molecular microbiology and immunology, the college brings national speakers to campus through its Discover Science Lecture Series.

College of Science

Seeking to better integrate the healthcare sector, the Division of Health Sciences brings together the University’s expertise in medicine, nursing, public health and social work. The division offer’s majors ranging from community health sciences to speech pathology.

Division of Health Sciences

The University’s Graduate School represents the nearly 100 graduate programs offered on campus, many of which are individually ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Pursuing masters-level and doctoral degrees, graduate students play an integral role in the University’s research and teaching agenda.

Graduate School

The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism offers students the chance to blend traditional journalistic principles in the ever-changing field of media and communications. With six Pulitzer Prize winners among it alumni, the school is also known for its strong presence at the National Student Advertising Competition.

The Reynolds School of Journalism

Continuing your education, enhancing your professional development, or pursuing pragmatic solutions in your community.

Online Learning & Studying Abroad

Whether you’re studying in-state or abroad, the University of Nevada, Reno has the tools you need to advance your education from any location.

Online learning

The University offers more than 200 online courses each year to make learning convenient.

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Study Abroad

Have the education and experience of your life with one of the nation's largest study abroad programs.

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Honors Program

Ambitious students will find an intimate academic community, specially tailored to their goals and aspirations.

Learn about our honors program

Academic Support

In addition to national-caliber faculty and trusted curriculum, we offer students impressive academic support amenities. From the technology-savvy Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center to the user-friendly computer labs across campus, students have everything they need to succeed academically.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is essential to degree progress and student success.

Academic Advising

Academic Help Centers

Need help in classes? Take advantage of the free resources available to you.

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Course Concierge

The Office of the Provost helps students get into classes they need.

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Disability Support

The University supports unique educational needs.

Resource Center

International Support

The University has two offices dedicated to the success of international students.

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TRiO Programs

Federal programs designed to help students enter college and succeed

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