University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno, established in 1874 as the flagship, land-grant research institution, enrolls 20,000 students and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in 270 areas through its 13 colleges and schools. The University’s academic programs coordinate with a network of student support services to ensure each student has the opportunity to achieve their academic and personal goals. The University’s faculty and researchers garnered $182 million in externally sponsored grants and contracts, including $124 million in research awards, in the 2020 fiscal year. Over its 50 years, the School of Medicine has prepared more than 1,800 physicians for service in the fields of primary and specialty care and medical research. The University is located in Reno/Sparks, a vital community of 450,000 in the Truckee Meadows, providing easy access to urban amenities as well as outdoor adventure in pristine desert and alpine environments.

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Supplimentary Information


  • Through WUE You'd Save: $13,018
  • WUE: $11,813
  • Resident: $7,875
  • Nonresident: $24,831

NOTE: Estimated tuition rates and savings shown are per academic year and are from WICHE’s most recent Tuition & Fees Report for 2023-2024. Fees are additional.

IMPORTANT: Verify full estimated cost of attendance with the institution’s bursar, admissions, financial aid or graduate admissions (for WRGP) office. Tuition rates for more specialized undergraduate/graduate programs may be much higher than the tuition rate for standard programs. To receive the discounted tuition rate, program must be WUE- or WRGP-eligible. You must apply by the school’s deadlines and meet their academic eligibility and residency requirements.

WUE Admissions Info*

  • WUE Rate for Transfers: Yes, all majors
  • Majors Avail. Online at WUE Rate: No
  • Separate WUE Application Req'd: No
  • Min. High School GPA: 3.25
  • Min. SAT: 1160
  • Min. ACT: 24
  • Min. College GPA (Transfers): 3.0
  • Freshmen must live on campus for the first year. Test scores are OPTIONAL for admission purposes. WUE must have EITHER the qualifying GPA OR qualifying test score.

*Requirements may vary by major

Application Deadlines

  • WUE Fall Deadline: 4/7/24
  • Freshman Fall Deadline: 4/7/24
  • Transfer Fall Deadline: 7/1/24
  • WUE Spring Deadline: 12/15/23
  • Transfer Spring Deadline: 12/15/23

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