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)
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