University of Nevada, Reno

Building a world-class university takes time. Fortunately, we started in 1874.

University of Nevada, Reno campus
This 2018 view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus from the north shows the Joe Crowley Student Union, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the William J. Raggio Education Building, the Nazir Anasari Business Building, the Fitzgerald Student Services Building, and the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center.
Credit: Jeff Dow


To do whatever it takes. To follow every lead. To go to the ends of the earth in pursuit of knowledge. This is what drives the University of Nevada, Reno – and it is this spirit that has powered our rise to Carnegie® Classification R1, joining America’s top research universities.

Sarah Cowie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Learn how our research is shaping tomorrow

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As a land-grant institution, we emphasize making a college education a realizable goal for those who apply.

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Did you know more than 50% of our students graduate with no debt?

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Faces of the Pack

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About Reno-Tahoe Known as one of America's best small cities, Reno is a burgeoning tech hub that offers an array of year-round activities.
View of Lake Tahoe emerging above trees in the forest with clouds in the blue sky above the lake
Campus life At the University of Nevada, Reno, history meets innovation. Traditional red-brick buildings from the 1800s sit alongside 21st-century cutting-edge research facilities.
Students walk on the path in front of the Knowledge Center with the scoreboard of Mackay Stadium visible in the distance
Nevada Athletics The University of Nevada, Reno is a member of the Mountain West Conference with six men's sports teams and ten women's sports teams.
Nevada Athletics mascots, Alphie and Wolfie, wear jerseys and walk on the track in Mackay Stadium as cheerleaders and fans clap and cheer around them

University news.

Jalen Harris dribbling the ball with a UNLV player on defense

Pack turns Nevada's basketball map blue with win over Rebels

Wolf Pack's 86-72 win is fifth straight over in-state rivals

Great Basin Hall viewed from across Virginia St. with the University of Nevada, Reno pedestrian bridge spanning the street

Great Basin Hall receives LEED Gold Certification

The University’s newest residence hall earned recognition for its environmental achievements as a LEED Gold Certified building.

Dani Salcido with Earthwatch volunteers

Caterpillar loss in tropical forest linked to extreme rain, temperature events

Plant, caterpillar, parasitoid interaction studied for 22 years by biologists in College of Science