Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

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How can I learn more?

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How do I apply?

Open to all undergraduate students. Learn how to apply to the University of Nevada, Reno.

What will I learn in a sociology degree program?

Students who pursue a degree in sociology will gain an in-depth understanding of human societies and how they develop, are maintained and change. Sociology analyzes a range of human social behavior from social interactions between individuals to global social processes, often focusing on the causes and consequences of social inequalities. Areas of sociological interest include gender, race, social class, culture, deviance, education, families, globalization, health, justice, media, politics, religion, well-being, work, sexualities and more.

Areas of emphasis in the sociology program

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

76% of students receive financial aid

Almost everyone is eligible to receive some kind of aid. We offer need-based and merit-based forms of financial aid to help you afford college.

54% of all students graduate with no debt

That's right. More than half of our students leave the University of Nevada, Reno with no student debt.

Life's a journey. Honors makes it meaningful.

At the University of Nevada, Reno Honors College, our students maximize their unique gifts and passions through a series of personalized experiences that deepen their capacity for transformative societal impact.

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