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Study at University of Nevada Reno

The University of Nevada Reno is located in Reno, Nevada, United States. The campus is located north of downtown Reno, overlooking Truckee Meadows and the downtown casinos. The university offers various programs and degrees through the following schools and colleges:University of Nevada Reno's sports teams are nicknamed the Wolf Pack. They compete in the NCAA's Division I and in the Western Athletic Conference.

Profile of University of Nevada RenoUniversity of Nevada is located in a medium-sized city, in Reno, NV. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at University of Nevada top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students at University of Nevada often study engineering and science.

University of Nevada Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 460 to 580 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 590 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, University of Nevada tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 16, 681 students (13, 551 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Students sports include formal participation in Western Athletic Conference competitions.

University of Nevada Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at the school. University of Nevada Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts417general studies, English, political science, history, Spanish language, geography, anthropology, English composition, . . .
Business and Management360marketing, business, business management, accounting, finance, managerial economics, international business, logistics, . . .
Education and Teaching311special ed, elementary school teaching, educational administration, adult literacy instructor, school Counselling, secondary teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, . . .
Science256biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, geology, biotechnology, atmospheric sciences, call and molecular biology, . . .
Engineering219civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, water resources engineering, metallurgical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, geological engineering, . . .
Family and Social Work159social work, food and nutrition, family studies, housing and human environments, child development
Therapy and Counselling158psychology, social psychology
Medicine126health professions, medicine, public health
Media122journalism, communication studies, advertising, broadcast journalism
Nursing and Emergency Medicine122registered nursing, nursing administration
Security and Law Enforcement79criminology
Computer Science and Engineering74computer science, computer and info science, computer engineering
Art Studies35art studies
Conservation and Resource Management32conservation, forestry, wildlife management, natural resources management
Medical Support and Technology29speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology
Music20music, music performance
Animal Science and Care19animal science
Religion and Philosophy10philosophy
Fine Arts9art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Law3legal professions
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural economics
Engineering Technician3construction engineering tech
Hospitality1hospitality management
Contact: University of NevadaUniversity of Nevada Reno

Reno, NV 89557

General Phone: (775) 784-1110


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