University of Nevada, Reno

It started with a single building

What began in 1874 has grown into a high-impact, nationally ranked and transformative research institution.

Delivering on our land-grant mission


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.

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Customize an academic path with more than 460 undergraduate & graduate degree, certificate & minor programs within 12 academic colleges and schools.

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

You can afford a Nevada education.

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

Estimate your undergraduate costs

Are you planning your college experience? Refer to our cost estimates tables to get a better understanding of your expected tuition and fees as an undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Considering graduate school? Learn more about our tuition and fees for graduate students at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Nevada stories.

Explore life at Nevada.

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.

“Canyon Flats and Uncommon Reno will offer spaces for our residence hall students to succeed.”

University of Nevada, Reno signs contract for two interim housing facilities

Agreement procures 836 needed student beds for the 2020-2021 academic year

University Civil and Environment Engineering Professor Elie Y. Hajj sits at a workable in a pavement lab, holding an asphalt sample.

Making a difference where the rubber meets the road

University of Nevada, Reno pavement team completes a 5-year study to help improve nation’s highways

Professor Louis Forline poses with daughter and Amazonian community members in Brazil

Preserving the Awa Amazon Community

Anthropologist helps to protect and revitalize local indigenous communities in Brazil