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

University of Nevada, Reno

Academics at the University of Nevada, Reno

Customize an academic path with more than 460 undergraduate & graduate degree, certificate & minor programs within 11 academic colleges. At the University of Nevada, Reno, we equip you with the knowledge, tools and abilities to join the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.

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What problem do you want to solve?

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Explore our majors

Find a bachelor's degree that's right for you and will help you achieve your personal, educational and career goals.

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Graduate education

The University has more than 100 master's and doctoral programs and opportunities to work closely with graduate school faculty.

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Medical education

The University of Nevada, Reno provides an unparalleled academic experience for the next generation of physicians, researchers and medical professionals.

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Professional learning

Extended Studies offers adult education, executive, non-certificate and professional programs, and programs for K-12 students.



Admissions & applying to the University of Nevada, Reno

As a land-grant institution, the University of Nevada, Reno emphasizes making a college education a realizable goal for those who apply. Let us help you reach for that goal and become a member of the Wolf Pack family.

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Office for Prospective Students
The Office for Prospective Students is here to help prospective undergraduate students and their families with campus visits, applying and transition to the University of Nevada, Reno.

Office of Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships helps students understand their financial aid options and provides individual support through financial aid counselors.

Office of International Students & Scholars
The Office of International Students & Scholars provides students with information about international student admissions, employment options, visa categories and more.

Transfer Student Office
The Transfer Office supports students applying to the University from community colleges and other post-secondary institutions. The office has a team of transfer advisors that can help answer questions.

The Graduate School
The Graduate School is the central body for graduate education at the University of Nevada, Reno and handles the admissions process for each graduate program, including interdisciplinary programs.

School of Medicine Admissions
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has a dedicated admissions staff that can answer questions about the application process, financial aid, student services and more.

When will you visit campus?

Sure, you'll see impressive buildings and beautiful scenery on our 290-acre campus, but more than that, you'll be amazed at all of the unexpected opportunities here and around Reno-Tahoe.

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