University of Nevada, Reno

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We need your help with our 150th anniversary celebration!

The University of Nevada, Reno is turning 150, and your ideas are essential to marking this milestone. To develop a distinctive look and feel for a year’s worth of special events, stories and other planned activities, the University is seeking your input in choosing a 150th anniversary logo. Submit a vote for your favorite logo between Monday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Feb. 5.

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A University of Nevada, Reno 150th anniversary logo, with the words University of Nevada, Reno above a banner that says 150 years. Below the words is a drawing of Morrill Hall surrounded by the words "Inspiring Excellence Since 1874". The logo is flanked by 1874 on the left and 2024 on the right."

"A University logo with the words "University of Nevada, Reno" above a line with the words "Inspiring Excellence since 1874" below the line. Next to the words is a drawing of Morrill Hall in blue with a banner below it that reads "150 Years.""

A circle logo with the words "University of Nevada, Reno" at the top. Below the words is a drawing of Morrill Hall. Below the drawing is the University's block N logo next to the words "150 Years." Below is a drawing of the University campus with the words "Inspiring Excellence Since 1874."

Seeing is believing

Join us as three of our amazing students share about the University's top-ranked academic programs, life on campus, dining facilities, research opportunities, extracurricular activities, and what it means to be part of the Wolf Pack Family.

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Attend the University

Get the information you need to apply to the University, from first-year freshman to transfer student, graduate student to international student.

Admissions information

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The Office for Prospective Students has a staff of professional admissions coordinators dedicated to helping you make the transition from high school, community college or another country to the University of Nevada, Reno.

Request information

If you are a potential undergraduate student, provide your contact information and our admissions coordinators will answer any questions you may have.

Transfer admissions

Transitioning from a community college or another four-year institution? Our staff can help make a seamless move to the University.

Graduate admissions

Get the basic requirements for graduate school admission for domestic, international and graduate special applicants.

Opportunity U: The Nevada Admissions blog

7 ways to build your resume in college

Landing your dream job requires more than just doing well in your classes. Read on for seven college experiences that can help prepare you for professional success.

Top 5 grants and scholarships for Nevada residents

Admissions coordinator Julio Leyva shares his tips on finding grants and scholarships for Nevada residents to help you afford college. Find out the top 5 sources of scholarships for Nevada students.

4 ways to visit colleges

Learn how you can go beyond the walking tour and customize a college visit that fits your schedule and lets you experience campus life.

Our academics

Customize your academic experience at the University of Nevada, Reno with more than 500 academic programs across 145+ academic majors, 130+ graduate programs, certificates, minors, online programs and more.

Explore Degrees & programs

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NevadaTeach is a dual-degree program for undergraduate students. Students from a range of STEM majors can add a degree in secondary education, without increasing their time to graduation.

Our colleges & schools

The University is home to 13 colleges and schools, including the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Majors & minors

Finding your major lets you combine your skills and passions with an academic course of study that prepares you for future career success or further study in graduate school.

Graduate programs

Choose from 57 doctoral, 80 master's and 24 professional graduate programs — including many without GRE and GMAT admissions requirements.

Understanding costs & aid

Get more information about your estimated costs for tuition, fees, housing, meals, books and supplies, and learn about financial aid options, scholarships, tuition free programs and more.

Learn about costs & aid

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Alphie and Wolfie Jr. want you to save on your college tuition. Through the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), students from participating locations will receive automatic consideration for tuition savings of approximately $13,000 with a completed admissions file by the WUE deadline.

Nevada Guarantee

We'll guarantee you free tuition, fees and books if you're a Nevada resident who comes from a low-income family and you're pursuing an undergraduate degree

Western Undergraduate Exchange

If you're from a qualifying area, you could receive a reduced tuition scholarship for four years.

Tuition & fees

Review registration and mandatory fees by semester, including tuition rate tables through the 2024-2025 school year.

Our research

Our undergraduate research opportunities help students develop valuable skills and experience for their future career paths, and our dozens of state-of-the-art facilities and 60 research centers anchor pioneering work in areas ranging from dryland agriculture to sustainability in the Lake Tahoe region.

Dive into research

Xao Hu wears a Nevada hat and a reflective vest and kneels for a photo in downtown Reno as cars pass by on either side of the street.
Hao Xu, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is integrating technologies and transportation to solve traffic problems one-by-one.

Our students lead in research

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Civil Engineering student recognized by U.S. Department of Transportation

Doctoral candidate Milana Cimesa receives Outstanding Student of the Year award.

Wolf Pack Bots Team with mentors and Professor Salas

Wolf Pack Bots qualify to compete in Northern Nevada LEGO® Championship

The E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy at the University incorporates robotics into its multimodal literacy framework to facilitate academic success.

Kimberly Giannantonio smiles, wearing a scarf, as she stands in front of the University Quad.

Making their MARC: Kimberly Giannantonio

First cohort of MARC Nevada students includes chemistry student Kimberly Giannantonio

Are you ready for a world of opportunity?

We are committed to ensuring you have the opportunities you need to develop the skills required to leave a lasting impact on whatever profession you pursue.