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The University of Nevada - Reno

The University of Nevada - Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-1110

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada-Reno is a public, 4-year, research institution. Nevada, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Reno, NV. Nevada is the oldest the third largest institution in the state of Nevada. It offers students two certificates, 88 degrees at the bachelors level, 56 degrees at the masters level, and 30 doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 17,680 students pursued degrees from the 108 programs at UNR. UNR offers subjects including chemical engineering, public health, and six sigma. This university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Nevada.

Admission

5,930 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. UNR admitted around 90% of applicants or 5,337 students. 55% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

5,930 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. UNR admitted around 90% of applicants or 5,337 students. 55% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 90%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 92%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 91%

Student Demographics

This university had 17,680 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 17,680 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 8310
  • Total Enrolled Female: 9370
  • Undergraduate Male: 6667
  • Undergraduate Female: 7518
  • Graduate Male: 1538
  • Graduate Female: 1957
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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