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About the Graduate School

Our Mission

The University of Nevada, Reno Graduate School seeks to create a 21st century graduate student environment that values and promotes diversity, exploits the power and promise of technology, and provides an outstanding educational experience that enables students to successfully achieve their career goals, while serving as a catalyst for transforming the state’s economy into one that is diversified and knowledge based.

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Why Study at the University of Nevada, Reno?

The University is dedicated to excellence in original research, teaching, creative expression and intellectual leadership. With a full breadth of master's and Ph.D. opportunities and acclaimed faculty and facilities, students will find room to pursue educational and research pursuits in an accommodating environment that places a premium on academic excellence.

Reno is also a dynamic, affordable city located in the Sierra Nevada foothills just miles from Lake Tahoe – with ample urban and outdoors opportunities.

Learn more about the University and the Reno area.

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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council reviews and recommends policy matters pertaining to graduate education.

More information about the Graduate Council.


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Office of the Dean

The Dean's Office administers admissions, student program progression and graduation.

Meet Graduate School Dean David Zeh.


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Graduate Faculty

The Graduate Faculty consists of faculty appointed by an instructional department or program.

All Graduate faculty.

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