University of Nevada--Reno

Reno, NV

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Quick Facts


Reno, NV 89557
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1864

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
April 30 application deadline
83.9% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$20,812 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#222
Business
#137
Engineering

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Agricultural economics, Animal sciences, general, Agricultural animal breeding, Range science and management, Computer and information sciences, general, Computer science, Special education and teaching, general, Elementary education and teaching, Music teacher education, Education, other, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, general, Water resources engineering, Computer engineering, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, Engineering physics/applied physics, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Mechanical engineering, Metallurgical engineering, Mining and mineral engineering, Geological/geophysical engineering, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Housing and human environments, other, Human development and family studies, general, Child development, English language and literature, general, General studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Mathematics, general, Natural resources/conservation, general, Environmental science, Natural resources management and policy, Forestry, general, Forest management/forest resources management, Wildlife, fish and wildlands science and management, Nutrition sciences, Cognitive science, Philosophy, Atmospheric sciences and meteorology, general, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Geophysics and seismology, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Social work, Anthropology, Criminology, Geography, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, German studies, Women's studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art/art studies, general, Music, general, Music performance, general, Speech-language pathology/pathologist, Pre-veterinary studies, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business/commerce, general, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Business/managerial economics, Finance, general, Human resources management/personnel administration, general, International business/trade/commerce, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Journalism

Minors Offered

Animal sciences, Computer and information sciences, general, Computer programming, Computer science, Secondary education and teaching, English/language arts teacher education, Health teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Speech teacher education, Teaching english or french as a second or foreign language, Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Mining and mineral engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Electrical engineering technologies/technicians, Environmental engineering technology/environmental technology, Linguistics, Comparative literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Human development, family studies, and related services, Writing, general, Literature, Biology, general, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Military technologies and applied sciences, Environmental studies, Environmental science, Forest management/forest resources management, Wildlife and wildlands science and management, Peace studies and conflict resolution, Gerontology, Historic preservation and conservation, Medieval and renaissance studies, Museology/museum studies, Nutrition sciences, Addiction prevention and treatment, Theatre/theater, Philosophy, Philosophy, other, Religion/religious studies, Astronomy, Atmospheric sciences and meteorology, Chemistry, Geology/earth science, general, Hydrology and water resources science, Physics, Psychology, Anthropology, Archeology, Geography, American government and politics (united states), Sociology, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Asian studies/civilization, Latin american studies, Italian studies, Japanese studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, Women's studies, Dance, Photography, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Drawing, Intermedia/multimedia, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic arts and ceramics, Music, Health professions and related programs, Substance abuse/addiction counseling, Public health, Business/commerce, general, Accounting, Business/managerial economics, Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, Hospitality administration/management, general, History, American history (united states), European history, Speech communication and rhetoric, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 16,839
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 13,856
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,474

Student Services

Basic services offered: day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, football, golf, rifle, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, rifle, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 2 0
Burglary 28 5 14
Motor vehicle theft 3 6 4
Arson 0 2 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 2 0
Burglary 1 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 6 5 5
Motor vehicle theft 2 1 0
Arson 0 1 1
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 16 18 27
Liquor law violations 128 109 109
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 15 12 14
Liquor law violations 63 52 48
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 1 0
Liquor law violations 1 0 2

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.