Tuition and fees for an international student without a graduate assistantship
The following rates apply to state-supported graduate programs. Online programs are self-supported and different rates apply.
2020-2021 international-specific tuition and fees*
*Does not include college-specific or one-time fees. Scroll down to view possible additional fees. "Tuition" and "fee" definitions are as defined by the NSHE handbook.
|Registration per credit||$297.25|
|Non-resident tuition (Fewer than 7 credits, fee per credit)||$327.00|
|Non-resident tuition (7+ credits)||$7,826.50|
|Fee type||Fee amount|
|Academic Success Graduate Fee||$5.00|
|Counseling Services Fee||$60.00|
|Fitness Center Fee||$45.00|
|Health Center Fee||$93.00|
|Performing Arts Fee||$5.00|
|Student Union Graduate Fee||$97.00|
|Tech Fee per credit||$9.00|
|Surcharge per credit||$8.00|
Nine and three credit load examples
Please note: International graduate students enrolled in graduate programs at the University of Nevada, Reno are only allowed to enroll in less than 9 credits per semester under a very restricted set of circumstances and must contact the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) to confirm whether they are eligible and to make the required arrangements.
Nine-credit example for an international student without a graduate assistantship
This table provides an example of the cost of tuition and fees for one Fall semester as an international graduate student without a GA with a semester course load of 9 credits.
Tuition and fees for one Fall semester for an international student without a GA taking 9 credits Fee type Non-resident Registration total $2,675.25 Health insurance $956.00 Non-resident tuition $7,826.50 International fee $145.00 Universal fees charged per semester $458.00 Total $12,060.75
Below are additional fees that may be appropriate for your calculations. Please note: Late fees will be applied for past-due balances.
|College of Business differential graduate fee||$100.00|
|College of Engineering differential graduate fee||$100.00|
|Community Health Sciences differential graduate fee||$50.00|
|School of Nursing differential graduate fee||$239.50|
|Application fee (domestic)||$60.00|
|Application fee (international)||$95.00|
|Graduate new student fee||$35.00|
Online program fees
Certain online programs are assessed different tuition and fees, as these programs are self-funded. Visit the Online Degree Program Details page for additional information.
|Distance Education fee per credit||$34.00|
|Non-Resident Distance Education fee per credit*||$148.75|
*Eligible students will be assessed this fee in lieu of non-resident fees
Graduate assistantship resource links
How do I apply for a graduate assistantship?
Graduate assistantships are awarded by the applicant’s graduate program or academic department. For information regarding the availability of graduate assistantships, please contact the appropriate graduate program director.