The University of Nevada, Reno is an ideal university for California residents. Just across the border and next to Lake Tahoe, Nevada is a flagship research university comparable to many of the UC campuses. Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "high research activity" university, Nevada is also a National Merit Scholar sponsor institution.
More importantly, Nevada offers an unexpected experience. You come here and discover national-caliber faculty and paradigm-shifting research in a unparallel environment. Come and discover Nevada
What comes to mind when you think of Reno, or Nevada, in general? … Desert? Casinos? Buffets? What if we told you that most of what you think you know is wrong?
The Nevada Bound campus visit program invites prospective students to come to campus and see whether Nevada is the right university for them. Not only do students and parents get to explore our beautiful campus, they get to interact with faculty and academic representatives to get a real sense of what life at Nevada is like.
The Western Undergraduate Exchange program is what allows Californians and residents of other western states to come to Nevada and save thousands on tuition.