Application materials

Are you ready  to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno? We are here to make the application process as seamless as possible. Learn more about the materials you need to prepare in order to complete our application, from test scores to official high school transcripts.

What materials do you need to submit?

As you prepare your application materials, be sure to review our application deadlines and admission requirements prior to applying. To get started, you need to complete and submit the following to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno.

Application for admission

You can apply using our our online application portal MyNEVADA. Your applicant account is only used once, to create and submit an application to the University.

Application fees

There is a $60 non-refundable application fee for new freshman and transfer students that may be paid by credit card or electronic check in the online application portal MyNEVADA. Additional information on transfer admissions is available through the Transfer Nevada office.

There is a $95 non-refundable application fee for international students that may be paid online via credit card or electronic check in MyNEVADA or by international postal order, check or cashier's check. Checks should be addressed to the "Board of Regents." Additional information on international student admissions is available through the Office of International Students & Scholars.

Official transcripts

You must arrange for your high school or every college you've previously attended to send official transcripts directly to the University. The address is the following:

University of Nevada, Reno
Admissions & Records
MS 0120
Reno, NV 89557-0120

Washoe County School District students may request official transcripts from Docufide.

Standardized test scores

Official scores from either the SAT or ACT are required for your application and must be sent directly to the University from the testing agency. The university currently does not require the writing component of either examination.

Test codes
SAT: 4844
ACT: 2494

To ensure your consideration for Early Action Admission, your scores must be requested and received by the University by November 15.

New freshman applicants from Non-English speaking countries must satisfy English language requirements through standardized tests (e.g., TOEFL), a recommendation from our Intensive English Language Center, graduating from a U.S. high school or completing English 101 (or equivalent) from another U.S. higher education institution. TOEFL scores must be submitted directly to the University from the testing service.

More information on international admissions requirements are available from our Office of International Students & Scholars.

Test code
TOEFL: 4844

Immunization records

All students attending the University of Nevada, Reno must submit proof of immunization. Copies of immunization records may be mailed, faxed, emailed or hand-delivered.

Mail
If you'd like to mail records, you can send them to the following address: 

University of Nevada, Reno
Admissions & Records
MS 0120
Reno, NV 89557

Hand-deliver
You may also hand-deliver immunization records to the Office of Admissions and Records, located in the Fitzgerald Student Services building on the second floor.

Fax
You may fax immunization records to (775) 784-4283.

Email
You may email immunization records to mynevada@unr.edu.