Program Requirements

Apply to WiSE

Space is limited. Students who have completed applications for University admission, housing and WISE and have placed into appropriate Math courses will be given priority consideration.


  • Residency in WiSE LLC in the Nevada Living Learning Community Residence Hall.
  • Pursue a major in a science, mathematics or engineering degree program.
  • Have an SAT Math score of at least 630 or an ACT Math score of at least 27 OR successfully place into Math 127 or higher by taking the Accuplacer Math Placement Exam through the UNR Math Center.
  • Enroll in the 1-credit hour WiSE common courses, SCI 110 for Fall and SCI 120 for Spring semesters.
  • Attend the WiSE retreat scheduled for August 25-26, 2018.
  • Be actively involved in WiSE community activities.
  • Maintain a UNR 3.0 cumulative GPA through completion of a degree program in science, mathematics or engineering.

Thank you for your interest in the WISE program at the University of Nevada, Reno!

If you have any questions, please send an email to