Costs for undergraduate international students


2023-2024 expenses for international undergraduate students

What expenses do you have to consider?

As an international, undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno, you may pay for tuition and fees, on-campus housing, health insurance and meals. Personal expenses, transportation costs and books vary by student, but should be factored into your budget planning. For more information, you may review our undergraduate student budgets for an idea of what costs may look like after considering financial aid. You will receive specific information from OISS regarding the financial requirements for your visa document issuance.

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International undergraduate estimated costs
Expense Amount
Base tuition (30 credits per year) $24,831
Mandatory fees (per year) $1,428
On-campus housing and meals (per year) $10,494*
Books and supplies (per year) $1,200*
Total $37,953

*These are starting point estimates for budgeting purposes and may vary due to housing options, meal plan selections, course requirements and individual student needs.

If your spouse or child are accompanying you to the University of Nevada, Reno, be prepared to provide additional financial documentation in the amount of $12,000 for your spouse and $10,500 for each child.


The Office of International Students and Scholars

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) is here to help students transition from their home country to living in the United States. They can help with the admission process to the University of Nevada, Reno, assist with issues pertaining to your visa status, serve as a point-of-contact for University policies and procedures and more.

Phone: (775) 784-6874
OISS Website