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.
Full-time enrollment is required for international students
Full-time enrollment is a minimum of 9 (graduate) or 6 (graduate with assistantship) credits each semester. Classes that are audited are not included in the full-time credits necessary to satisfy U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements.
Visit the Office of International Students and Scholars page
2022-2023 international 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||$314.00|
Fees charged per semester
|Fee type||Fee amount|
|Academic Success Graduate Fee||$5.00|
|Counseling Services Fee (6+ credits)||$70.00|
|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|
Nine-credit load example
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.
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 nine credits.
|Registration total ($314 per credit)||$2,826.00|
|Universal fees charged per semester||$396.00|
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*||$157.00|
*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.