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Admission Requirements

Studying with Dean of Journalism

Admission checklist

  • $60 application fee
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/ universities you have attended, including the one you currently attend
  • Submit immunization records to the Office of Admissions and Records

While there's no limit to the number of credits which may transfer, at least half of the total number of credits required for the bachelor's degree must be earned at an accredited four-year institution. Thirty upper division credits must be earned in residence at the University of Nevada, Reno.

  • 2.5 Cumulative Grade-Point Average.

Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all coursework.

  • College-Level English and Mathematics Requirement.

Students must place into college-level English and mathematics courses or have completed college-level English and mathematics courses prior to transfer.

Admission Deadlines

Students should apply early. February 1 is the priority deadline for scholarship consideration and July 1 is the final application deadline. Student must accept their admission by no later than August 1.

For students who wish to start in the spring semester, November 1 is the priority deadline for scholarship consideration and January 5 is the application deadline and students must accept admission by January 10 .

There are also transfer opportunities for international students.  For more information visit the Office of International Students and Scholars.

About Transferable Credits

Credits that do transfer (at least as electives):

  • Credits earned at a four or two-year regionally accredited college (or institution)

Credits that do not transfer

  • Credits for remedial courses (e.g. intermediate algebra, intermediate English, etc.)
  • Technical types of courses (e.g. welding, automotive, etc.)

Any questions may be directed to Kari Emm. Course substitutions can be made by submitting a core substitution form.

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