The mission of the College is to educate students as they endeavor to enhance quality of life and economic vitality through the responsible use of plant, animal and other natural resources utilizing advances in biological technologies and the environmental sciences.
The College of Business prepares students for careers in the fields of accounting, economics, information systems, finance, business management, international business and gambling and commercial gaming.
The College of Education is nationally prominent and recognized for its research based programs focusing on developing and strengthening the capacity of educational personnel to inspire all learners through collaboration and innovation.
The College of Engineering offers globally competitive undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nine different engineering disciplines. Students gain a firm foundation in math, science and engineering principles and learn to apply their design and problem-solving skills in real-world situations. Interdisciplinary minors in nanotechnology, renewable energy and gaming are available to students in both engineering and non-engineering majors.
A liberal arts education at the University of Nevada emphasizes inquiry, discovery and openness to new ideas and perspectives. Through intensive study of a major field and broad exposure to other disciplines, students develop intellectual curiosity, research skills and the ability to define and solve complex problems.
The College of Science, which includes the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, at the University of Nevada, Reno unites disciplines in the pure and applied physical sciences, life sciences, mathematics, and earth sciences into a solid framework of education and research.
The Division of Health Sciences produces highly skilled and compassionate graduates across the spectrum of the health professions, provides competent and comprehensive clinical care, broadens community health awareness and pursues collaborative academic programs and community partnerships.
The objective of the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism is to help students acquire the combination of general education and journalistic skills that will enable them to pursue inquiry intelligently, treat issues fairly and communicate facts clearly.