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Prospective student information

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Admission requirements

Here are the basic requirements for graduate school admission for domestic, international and graduate special applicants. 

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How to apply

Our step-by-step checklist will help you apply to your graduate program quickly and easily.

Tuition and fees

See an overview of the cost of tuition and fees for a semester as a graduate student with an average semester course load of nine credits.

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Funding information

Graduate school is an investment in your future. Explore multiple sources when determining how to fund your graduate school experience.

Non-discrimination statement

NSHE and the University of Nevada, Reno, are committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color, or religion (protected classes).

The University of Nevada, Reno does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment.

Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to (or to both):

Maria Doucettperry, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 North Virginia Street
Continuing Education Building
Room 206
M/S 158

Telephone: (775) 784-1547

The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

Telephone: (800) 421-3481
Fax: (202) 453-6012
TDD: (800) 887-8339

Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found on the Equal Opportunity and Title IX website.