Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno

We welcome students transferring to the University of Nevada, Reno from community colleges and four-year institutions.

Transferring to the University of Nevada, Reno

We will help you through each step of the transfer process to the University.

Transferring credits

The Transfer Office will work with you to figure out how your credits will transfer to the University and help you develop a plan from enrollment to graduation.

Pathway programs

The University partners with Nevada's community colleges and select community colleges in California, Washington and Texas to ease the transfer process to the University of Nevada, Reno. Learn more about these programs and sign-up if you are eligible.

Ready to apply?

Ready to join the Pack? Learn how to apply and let us walk you through each step of the process.

Academic advisors

Each college has advising staff to assist students navigate their academic progress at the University of Nevada, Reno. Speak to an advisor today.

Living on campus

Transfer students can apply to live in the Transfer Living Learning Community, designed to meet the unique needs of transfer students.

Use our online transfer guides

We offer online transfer guides that will assist you in every step of the transfer planning process.

Build a transfer map

Use a free account in Transferology to build a transfer map by selecting the University of Nevada, Reno and your transfer institution. 

Financial aid and paying for college

Learn about the Western Undergraduate Exchange and financial aid options, from scholarships to grants.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

If you're a transfer student from the Western U.S., you can save on your out-of-state tuition. Students from participating states and territories to pay only 150% of our standard Nevada resident tuition. Participating areas include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Financial aid and scholarships

There are several sources of financial aid to help students pay for their college education. This aid can come from the federal and state governments, the University, private sources and more. Learn more about financial aid options through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Getting involved on campus was the best thing I could have done. I love walking around the campus and seeing familiar faces"

Angela Ramirez 
Transfer student

Angela Ramirez poses in a red shirt and jeans in front of a white picket fence with grass and trees in the background.
Angela Ramirez