California Residents

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California Residents

Learn about our Non-Resident Reduced Tuition Programs.

The University of Nevada, Reno is an ideal university for California residents. Just across the border and next to Lake Tahoe, the University is a flagship research institution comparable to many of the UC campuses. Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "high research activity" university, the University is also a National Merit Scholar sponsor institution. More importantly, the University of Nevada, Reno offers an unexpected experience. You come here and discover national-caliber faculty and paradigm-shifting research in an unparalleled environment. Come and discover University of Nevada, Reno

This is Nevada

What comes to mind when you think of Reno, or Nevada, in general? … Desert? Casinos? Buffets? What if we told you that most of what you think you know is wrong?

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Come to Nevada Bound

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The Nevada Bound campus visit program invites prospective students to come to campus and see whether University of Nevada, Reno is the right university for them. Not only do students and parents get to explore our beautiful campus, they get to interact with faculty and academic representatives to get a real sense of what life at the University is like.
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What is WUE?

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The Western Undergraduate Exchange program is what allows Californians and residents of other western states to come to Nevada and save thousands on tuition.

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Office for Prospective Students
University of Nevada, Reno
1-866-2NEVADA (866-263-8232)
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