At the University of Nevada, Reno, history meets innovation. Traditional red-brick buildings from the 1800s sit alongside 21st-century cutting-edge research facilities. We've invested nearly a billion dollars into our expanding campus in the past decade — all in an effort to provide you with the tools, resources and services that create a world-class learning experience.
The University of Nevada, Reno was founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, engagement, support and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education.
A welcoming environment for international students
The University of Nevada, Reno hosts a vibrant, global community of students, researchers and professors. There are more than 700 international students and 200 researchers and faculty from more than 80 countries around the world. We provide assistance to international students and scholars, helping them with admissions to the University, transitioning to the U.S., understanding federal laws and the visa process, and more.