Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees are established by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents and are subject to change without notice.

For the complete listing of tuition and fees, reference Chapter 7 - Tuition and Fees, of the NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual.

Take the guesswork out of tuition and fees

Four years of tuition rates

You shouldn't have to guess about how much an education at the University of Nevada, Reno costs. Tuition and fees are set by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents and are available through the 2022-2023 school year.

 

Undergraduate fees (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)

  • Registration and mandatory fees (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration and Mandatory Fees (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Registration fee (per credit) $242.25 $242.25
    Undergraduate student surcharge (per credit) $6 $6
    ASUN fee (per credit) $6.10 $6.10
    Technology fee (per credit) $9 $9
    Health Center fee (6+ credits) $93 $93
    Counseling Services fee (6+ credits) $60 $60
    Performing Arts fee $5 $5
    Student Union fee (Fewer than 4 credits) $25 $25
    Student Union fee (4+ credits) $94 $94
    Fitness Center fee $45 $45
    Academic Success fee $25 $25
  • Non-resident fees (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Non-Resident Fees (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Non-resident fee (Fewer than 7 credits, fee per credit) $266.50 $266.50
    Non-resident fee (7+ credits) $7,826.50 $7,826.50
    Non-resident Distance Education fee (per credit) $121.25 $121.25

    These fees are charged to non-resident students in addition to the mandatory and registration fees.

  • Western Undergraduate and Nevada Advantage Scholarship for qualified non-residents (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 WUE/NV Advantage Scholarship for Qualified Non-Residents
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    After WUE Scholarship per credit fee* $363.38 $363.38
    After Nevada Advantage Scholarship per credit fee** $484.50 $484.50

    *Eligible students will be assessed the following in replacement of the non-resident-tuition. Scholarship is awarded on a per credit basis.

    **Based on Fall 2020-2021 fees. See additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable table.

  • International student fees (Undergraduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 International Student Fees (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Mandatory Health Insurance (F1 visa students only) $956 $1,324 *
    Registration Fee (International Students) $145 $145

    *Covers Spring 2021 and Summer 2021

  • Additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable (All Undergraduate students)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Additional Registration and Mandatory Fees, as applicable (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Application fee (non-refundable) $60 $60
    New Student fee (first semester of enrollment) $150 $150
    Online Learning, Weekend and Late Start fee (per credit) $34 $34
    Excess Credit fee (per credit) (students who have attempted credits equal to 150% of the credits required for their program of study $121.13 $121.13
    Community Health Sciences Differential fee (per credit)* $50 $50
    Engineering Differential fee (per credit)** $85 $85
    Nursing Differential fee (per credit)*** $156.75 $156.75
    Special Courses fee Varies by class Varies by class
    Graduation fee (graduating students only) $95 $95

    *Community Health Sciences 300-400-level courses
    **Nursing program 300/400-level courses, excluding NURS 300
    ***Engineering program 300/400-level courses

 

Graduate student fees (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)

  • Registration and mandatory fees (Graduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration and Mandatory Fees (Graduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Registration fee (per credit) $297.25 $297.25
    Graduate student surcharge (per credit) $8 $8
    Technology fee (per credit) $9 $9
    Health Center fee (6+ credits) $93 $93
    Counseling Services fee (6+ credits) $60 $60
    Performing Arts fee $5 $5
    Student Union fee (6 or fewer credits) $49 $49
    Student Union fee (7+ credits) $97 $97
    Fitness Center fee $45 $45
    Academic Success fee $5 $5
    Mandatory Health Insurance fee $1,593 $2,207*

    *spring-summer

  • Non-resident fees (Graduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Non-Resident Fees (Graduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Non-Resident fee (Fewer than 7 credits, fee per credit) $327 $327
    Non-Resident fee (7+ credits) $7,826.50 $7,826.50
    Non-Resident Distance Education fee (per credit)* $148.75 $148.75

    *Eligible students will be assessed this fee in lieu of non-resident fees

  • International student fees (Graduate)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 International Student Fees (Graduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Mandatory Health Insurance (F1 visa students only) $956 $1,324*
    Registration Fee (International Students) $145 $145

    *Covers Spring 2021 and Summer 2021

  • Additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable (All Graduate students)
    Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Additional Registration and Mandatory Fees, as applicable (Graduate)
    Fee Type Fall 2020 Spring 2021
    Application fee (non-refundable) $60 $60
    New Student fee (first semester of enrollment) $35 $35
    Online Learning, Weekend and Late Start fee (per credit) $34 $34
    Business Differential fee (per credit)* $100 $100
    Community Health Sciences Differential fee (per credit)** $50 $50
    Engineering Differential fee (per credit)*** $100 $100
    Nursing Differential fee (per credit)**** $239.50 $239.50
    Special Courses fee Varies by course Varies by course
    Graduation fee (graduating students only) $95 $95

    *All College of Business graduate-level courses
    **All School of Community Health Sciences 300-400-level courses
    ***Engineering program 600/700-level courses
    ***Nursing program 600/700-level courses, excluding NURS 700-level DNP courses for students enrolled in the program prior to 2016

 

Summer Session (2020 fees)

For more information about summer class schedules, payment, late fee, drop deadlines and refund dates, visit Summer Session.

  • Summer fees (Undergraduate)
    Summer 2020 Registration and Mandatory Fees (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Registration fee (per credit) $242.25
    ASUN fee (per credit) $5
    Technology fee (per credit) $9
    JCSU Student Union fee (per credit) $3
    Summer School Registration Surcharge fee (per credit) $3
    Fitness Center fee $45

  • Summer fees (Graduate)
    Summer 2020 Registration and Mandatory Fees (Graduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Registration fee (per credit) $297.25
    Technology fee (per credit) $9
    JCSU Student Union fee (per credit) $3
    Fitness Center fee $45
    Summer School Registration Surcharge free (per credit) $3

  • Non-resident Summer fees (Undergraduate)
    Summer 2020 Non-Resident Fees (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Non-Resident fee (per credit)* $266.50

    *Non-resident tuition is assessed on a per credit basis in addition to the fees listed above. The flat rate non-resident tuition does not apply during summer term.

    Summer 2020 Non-Resident Fee Discounts (Undergraduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) fee (per credit)** $121.13
    Nevada Advantage fee (per credit)** $242.25
    Distance Education fee (per credit) (All web-based courses)** $121.25

    **Eligible students will be assessed the non-resident discounts above.

  • Non-resident Summer fees (Graduate)
    Summer 2020 Non-Resident Fees (Graduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Non-Resident fee (per credit)* $327

    *Non-resident tuition is assessed on a per credit basis in addition to the fees listed above. The flat rate non-resident tuition does not apply during summer term.

    Summer 2020 Non-Resident Fee Discounts (Graduate)
    Fee Type Summer 2020
    Distance Education fee (per credit) (All web-based courses)** $148.75

    **Eligible students will be assessed the non-resident discounts above.

  • Additional fees (Summer)

    Certain field study, lab, music, art and physical education courses charge additional course fees to cover the costs of materials, transportation or special instruction.

  • Mandatory health insurance fee

    Eligible students will be charged a Mandatory Health Insurance Fee for the fall and spring/summer terms.

    All students who have the student health insurance plan during Spring 2020 term will be covered through August 14th, 2020, regardless of summer credit hours.

    If you have paid the spring/summer student health insurance charge, you will have continuous coverage throughout summer term, regardless of taking classes, traveling or graduating.  If the summer term is the first term of attendance, the student must meet all eligibility requirements and contact the Cashier's Office to have the insurance added.

    More information about coverage terms, charges, waivers and deadlines.

    Insurance exceptions

    Eligible students who have an involuntary loss of coverage under another group insurance plan are eligible to purchase the University of Nevada Reno Student Health Insurance Plan within 30 days of loss of coverage.

 

Wintermester fees

Wintermester credits are part of the spring 2021 schedule. Learn more about Wintermester.

  • Mandatory and registration fees (Wintermester)
    Wintermester Mandatory and Registration Fees
    Fee Type Wintermester
    Registration fee (per credit) $233
    ASUN fee (per credit) $5
    Technology fee (per credit) $9
    Health Center fee (6+ credits) $93
    Counseling Services fee (6+ credits) $50
    Performing Arts fee $5
    Student Union fee (Fewer than 6 credits) $49
    Student Union fee (6+ credits) $94
    Fitness Center fee $45
    Academic Success fee $5
  • Non-resident fees (Wintermester)
    Wintermester Non-Resident Fees
    Fee Type Wintermester
    Registration fee (per credit) $256.25
    ASUN fee (per credit) $7,525.50
    Technology fee (per credit) $116.50

    These fees are charged to non-resident students in addition to the mandatory and registration fees.

  • Western Undergraduate and Nevada Advantage Scholarship for qualified non-residents (Wintermester)
    Wintermester WUE/NV Advantage Scholarship for Qualified Non-Residents
    Fee Type Wintermester
    After WUE Scholarship per credit fee* $349.54
    After Nevada Advantage Scholarship per credit fee** $466

    *Eligible students will be assessed the following in replacement of the non-resident-tuition. Scholarship is awarded on a per credit basis.

    **Based on Fall 2019-2020 fees. See additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable table.

  • Western Undergraduate and Nevada Advantage Scholarship for qualified non-residents (Wintermester)
    Wintermester WUE/NV Advantage Scholarship for Qualified Non-Residents
    Fee Type Wintermester
    After WUE Scholarship per credit fee* $349.54
    After Nevada Advantage Scholarship per credit fee** $466

    *Eligible students will be assessed the following in replacement of the non-resident-tuition. Scholarship is awarded on a per credit basis.

    **Based on Fall 2019-2020 fees. See additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable table.

  • Additional registration and mandatory fees, as applicable (all students) (Wintermester)
    Wintermester Additional Registration and Mandatory Fees, as applicable 
    Fee Type Spring 2020
    Application fee (non-refundable) $60
    New Student fee (first semester of enrollment) $150
    Online Learning, Weekend and Late Start fee (per credit) $34
    Excess Credit fee (per credit) (students who have attempted credits equal to 150% of the credits required for their program of study $128.125
    Engineering Differential fee (per credit) (Engineering program 300/400-level courses) $85
    Nursing Differential fee (per credit) (Nursing program 300/400-level courses, excluding NURS 300) $156.75
    Special Courses fee Varies by class
    Graduation fee (graduating students only) $95

Additional resources

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships assists students with the financial aid process, scholarships, loans grants and more.

University catalog

The University maintains all of its official academic information in the General Course Catalog, from information about classes to student fees.

MyNEVADA

The official student portal for registration, paying fees, class schedules and more.