University Fast Facts

Fast Facts as of November 6, 2017

Total: 21,657

Undergraduate: 17,930
Graduate: 3,025

Cost of attendance 2017-2018:

Registration fee per credit: $215.50

Estimated cost of attendance for a full-time undergraduate in academic year 2017-2018

Nevada resident living on campus: $24,210
Non-resident living on campus: $38,398

Learn more about the cost of attendance.

2017-2018 Incoming Freshmen: 3,643

Average Core GPA: 3.6 Average
ACT Composite: 23.3
Average SAT Cumulative: 1085

Nevada Residents: 2,668
Non-Residents: 975

Freshmen retention rate 2015-2016: 81%

Female: 53%
Male: 47%

White non-Hispanic: 59%
Students of Color: 36%

19% Hispanic/Latino
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:
Spring 2017: 2,808
Spring 2016: 2,710
Total Degrees conferred: >100,000

Instructional Faculty (full- and part-time): 1,231

Female Faculty: 583
Male Faculty: 647

Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1

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.

2017 Alumnus of the Year: Frank Fahrenkopf '62 (English)

Meet the other award-winning alumni.

Endowment: $175.3 million (as of June 30, 2016)

Gifts Received (calendar year 2016): $53,465,729.61

Provided $46,347,911 in support to the University (fiscal year 2015-2016)

Donor-funded scholarships: $8,000,000 through 3,400 donor-funded scholarships in 2016-2017 academic year.