Apply to the University of Nevada, Reno

Apply to the University of Nevada, Reno

Apply today to help us power the next generation of knowledge-building, exploration, innovation and discovery. Learn more about how to apply as an undergraduate, graduate or School of Medicine candidate below.

Steps to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno

At the University of Nevada, Reno we offer a fully online application portal that allows you to complete and submit your application in minutes. If you are ready to submit an application, follow these steps below to get started.

Step One: Create an application account

Here, you will use our application portal to create your application account. After entering your first and last name, email address and birthdate, you will receive an automatic email with a temporary registration PIN. After receiving your PIN, you'll complete the registration process that allows you to access your online application for admission.

Create your application account

Step Two: Complete your online application for admission

Next, you'll be guided through your online application specific to your student type, including the following:

  • New first-year students
  • Transfer students
  • International undergraduate students
  • Nondegree students
  • 2nd bachelor's degree students
  • Certificate students
  • Graduate special students

*Returning students must complete a returning student application for readmission to the University.

Step Three: Pay your application fee

You must pay a $60 non-refundable application fee ($95 for international student applicants) as you complete your online application. The application fee is only valid during the semester in which you apply and cannot be deferred or transferred to another semester.

Step Four: Submit your online application

After you've completed the various parts of the application (e.g., biographical information, high school education, declaration of major, etc.) and paid your application fee, you can finalize, certify and submit your application for admission.

Step Five: Create a MyNEVADA account

After applying, you need to create a MyNEVADA account. This account provides access to your student application dashboard, allows you to check your application status and accept or deny admission (if offered), review your fees, make payments and more.

Activate your MyNEVADA account

Continue your application

Need help?

We’d love to answer any questions you have about our application process, financial assistance or life at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m. PST
Phone: (866) 263-8232
Email: admissions@unr.edu

Need more information?

Interested in learning more about becoming an undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno? Want to know about our majors, residential halls or life in general at the University? Provide us with your basic contact information and areas of academic interest, and we will keep you up to date on what the University has to offer, admission deadlines and recruitment events in your area.

About the Graduate School

The University is dedicated to excellence in original research, teaching, creative expression and intellectual leadership. With a full breadth of master's and Ph.D. opportunities and acclaimed faculty and facilities, you will have room to pursue your educational and research activities in a welcoming, accommodating environment dedicated to academic excellence.

Apply to graduate school

If you're ready to apply, then you can submit an application for admission to the Graduate School through out online application portal. It's mobile-friendly and walks you step-by-step through the admissions process.

In case you were wondering, our school code for the GRE and TOEFL is 4844.

Need help?

The Graduate School admission staff are happy to answer any questions you may have and provide assistance during any step of the application process. Contact us today.

The Graduate School
Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. PST
Phone: (775) 784-6869
Email: gradadmissions@unr.edu

About the School of Medicine

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine offers a personal learning experience, with a 3:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Each year, we admit approximately 70 students to our latest class of future doctors and physicians. We have a 98.2 percent ten-year match rate into some of the country's most competitive physician residency programs and have 14 established residency and 19 fellowship programs statewide.

Apply to the School of Medicine

Making the decision to apply to medical school can be a time fraught with excitement and anxiety. However, we are here to help you achieve your goal of becoming a physician. Our admission staff at the School of Medicine is dedicated to ensuring you receive assistance during every step of the process.

Don't wait. Start your application today.

Need help?

The University of Nevada, Reno admissions staff are available to answer any questions you may have about applying to the University. Contact them today if you need assistance in applying, want to know more about the application process, financial aid, etc.

Office of Admissions
Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. PST
Toll-Free: (866) 263-8232
Local Phone:  (775) 784-4700, option 1
Email: admissions@unr.edu