Try before you apply
Curious about graduate school – but not ready to apply? Enrolling as a graduate special will allow you to take both online and in-person classes while deciding if a program is right for you. As either a fully admitted or graduate special student, you will have the opportunity to study under Carnegie R-1 faculty like Sarah Cowie, a top researcher and Associate Professor in Anthropology (pictured).Graduate special deadlines and enrollment information
Prospective student information
Here are the basic requirements for graduate school admission for domestic, international and graduate special applicants.
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.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Explore multiple sources when determining how to fund your graduate school experience.
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Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to (or to both):
Jeanne Meyer, M.S.Ed., J.D.
Interim Director Title IX and ADA Coordinator
University of Nevada, Reno
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Continuing Education Building
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
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