University Fast Facts

Fast Facts as of February 25, 2019

Total: 21,463 (including non-degree seeking students)

Undergraduate: 17,513
Graduate: 3,233

Cost of attendance 2017-2018:

Registration fee per credit: $219.25

Estimated cost of attendance for a full-time undergraduate in academic year 2018-2019

Nevada resident living on campus: $25,204
Non-resident living on campus: $39,676

Learn more about the cost of attendance.

2018-2019 Incoming Freshmen: 3,691

Nevada Residents: 2,690
Non-Residents: 1,001

Freshmen retention rate 2016-2017: 81%

Female: 53.3%
Male: 46.6%

White non-Hispanic: 57%
Students of Color: 38%

19.5% Hispanic/Latino
7.7% Asian American
6% Multi-Ethnic
3% Black non-Hispanic
<1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1% Pacific Islander

Non-Resident Alien: 3%
Identify as Unknown: 2%

Founded: 1874
Degree, Certificate, and Minor Programs: 426
Graduate Programs: 129

Degrees conferred:
2017-2018: 4,930
Total Degrees conferred: >100,000

Instructional Faculty (full- and part-time): 1,329

Female Faculty: 653
Male Faculty: 676

Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Learn more about Nevada faculty.

University of Nevada, Reno Alumni are nationwide.

Total living alumni: 86,832

Every year, the University recognizes many alumni for their accomplishments and names an Alumnus of the Year.

2018 Alumnus of the Year: Mary O. Simmons '62 (accounting)

Meet the other award-winning alumni.

Endowment: $214.7 million (as of June 30, 2018)

Distribution from the Foundation Endowment (based on June 30, 2018 endowment total): $8,303,392

Gifts Received (fiscal year ending June 30, 2018): $38,895,018

Donor-funded scholarships: $8,750,000 through 3,380 donor-funded scholarships in 2018-2019 academic year.