University of Nevada-Reno

North Virginia Street, Reno, NV

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The University of Nevada, Reno's vision is to educate and graduate the best-prepared, confident leaders for the state, national, and global community; to be a nexus for research and creativity that focuses on vital issues of our time; and to serve as a catalyst for the betterment of our society. Inspired by its land-grant foundation, the University of Nevada, Reno provides outstanding learning, discovery, and engagement programs that serve the economic, social, environmental, and cultural needs of the citizens of Nevada, the nation, and the world. The University recognizes and embraces the critical importance of diversity in preparing students for global citizenship and is committed to a culture of excellence, inclusion, and accessibility.

Questions and Answers about University of Nevada-Reno

Emily F.
10 months ago
Is it required to live on campus for first years?
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11 months ago
Are social activities starting up again on UN-Reno campus?
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11 months ago
Where can I go to connect with other UNR grad students who are looking for roommates?
Bryce M.
11 months ago
How do I get involved with helping plan club events and activities?
Kesche L.
1 year ago
How many classes do I have to take a year to maintain my millennial scholarship?
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1 year ago
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Majors offered at University of Nevada-Reno

Biggest majors
Health and Wellness, General
Psychology, General
Biology, General

Academics at University of Nevada-Reno

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (88% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution
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Common careers for University of Nevada-Reno students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Civil Engineer86k
Software Engineer76k
Electrical Engineer76k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)73k
Mechanical Engineer63k
Operations Manager62k
Project Engineer61k
Based on 9,170 student responses
54kAvg. Early Career Pay
96.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
47%in High-Meaning careers
24%in STEM careers

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