University of Nevada Reno

United States of America

703rd US-News World Ranking

Founded in 1864, the University of Nevada-Reno is a public university located in Reno, Nevada, United States of America. It is the only land grant institution in the state of Nevada. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has classified the university as a research university with high research activity.

University of Nevada-Reno has 9 schools/colleges: College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources; College of Business; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Liberal Arts; College of Science; Division of Health and Sciences; Graduate School; School of Journalism. The most popular majors at University of Nevada--Reno include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Social Sciences and Engineering. University of Nevada-Reno offers over 145 degrees programs. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.

The total student population at the University of Nevada-Reno is over 20,800 students of which more than 17,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 22:1 and the acceptance rate is 79%. The percentage of students granted financial aid is 91%.

Over the past decade, the research enterprise at the University of Nevada, Reno has grown substantially and has built an inclusive, diverse and collaborative research environment. The University has more than 60 research centers and facilities, and dozens of state-of-the-art laboratories. Its faculties are leaders in diverse areas such as environmental literature, journalism and social sciences. Its School of Journalism has produced six Pulitzer Prize winners till date.

Notable Alumni: Nick Fazekas (American Basketball Player), John W. Etchemendy (Provost of Stanford University), Sheila Leslie (American politician)

 

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The Bachelor of Arts with majors in Secondary Education and Political Science provides students with a broad background in political science and take all the necessary courses to meet state licensure to teach social studies, together with secondary teaching certification. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career as a social studies teacher.

GPA of 3.0, Official high school transcript, TOEFL ibT of 61, IELTS of 6, PTE of 57, SAT of 500/ACT of 21

Secondary school teacher, mentor, translator, evaluator, researcher

7th Apr

English

This program provides students with a foundational background in Spanish linguistics, literature, and culture, and includes all coursework required to apply for a license to teach Spanish in Nevada. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career using Spanish.

GPA of 3.0, Official high school transcript, TOEFL ibT of 61, IELTS of 6, PTE of 57, SAT of 500/ACT of 21

Secondary school teacher, Spanish coach, mentor, translator

7th Apr

English

Anthropology is the comparative and historical study of human origins and human societies and cultures. Anthropology is a unique academic discipline that operates at the crossroads of the physical sciences, social sciences and humanities to examine the diversity of human experience across cultures and over time. Anthropologists in the UNR department study everything from human evolution to prehistory to life in a globalizing world.

GPA of 3.0, Official high school transcript, TOEFL ibT of 61, IELTS of 6, PTE of 57, SAT of 500/ACT of 21

College and university teaching, Researcher, administrative and applied positions in government, non-governmental organizations, and museums

7th Apr

English

The Department of Art offers many areas of emphasis for students, including art history, ceramics, digital media, graphic arts, painting and drawing, photography and videography, printmaking and sculpture. Students may work in a specific area of specialization or explore a range of practices in a variety of media.

GPA of 3.0, Official high school transcript, TOEFL ibT of 61, IELTS of 6, PTE of 57, SAT of 500/ACT of 21

Illustrator, Animator, Arts administrator, Teacher/university lecturer., Printmaker, Graphic designer, Animator

7th Apr

English

The Art Department in the College of Liberal Arts offers a History of Art major. Students learn about a variety of periods and topics whose content focuses primarily on Western art. Students are required to complete 39 credits in recommended courses. Periods include Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary. Topics include modern propaganda, decorative arts, beauty and the body, and history of paleontology illustration.

GPA of 3.0, Official high school transcript, TOEFL ibT of 61, IELTS of 6, PTE of 57, SAT of 500/ACT of 21

Art historian, Exhibition designer, Further education teacher, Museum/gallery curator, Secondary school teacher, Fine artist

7th Apr

a) Online application

b) Non-refundable $60 Fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official transcript from every college you have attended

e) Official ACT or SAT scores

f) Typical SAT scores-Math (490-600), Critical reading (480-590), Writing (460-570), ACT Composite (21-26)

g) Average GPA 3.38

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

i) TOEFL: IBT-61, PBT-500, IELTS-6, PTE-57

j) Acceptance rate: 83.9% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 21,500

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of Nevada, Reno is USD 16,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-April 7, Spring-December 15

Graduate:  Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

20955

Students

17930

Undergraduates

3025

Postgraduate

1525

Faculty Strength

14

Student Faculty Ratio

79
%

Acceptance Rate

$
21500

Tuition Fees

$
16000

Living Cost

$
3100

Other Fees

2.5

Avg. GPA

55
%

Avg. Percentage

1220

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD