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)

 

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English

The mission of the undergraduate psychology degree specialization in behavior analysis is to produce skilled behavior analysts who meet the needs of the community and contribute to science and practice of behavior analysis. he degree specialization, in the context of the psychology major, prepares students for graduate study or for paraprofessional careers in human services.

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

Child care worker, Psychiatric technician, Career counsellor, Case manager, Psychologist

7th Apr

English

The psychology major general degree offers a strong foundation in psychology. The curriculum serves as a base for a liberal arts education, or as a foundation for work in other fields such as medicine, law, business, human services, management, sales and the like.Undergraduate students in the Department of Psychology are encouraged and able to participate in the scholarly and applied work of psychology at many different levels from taking a wide variety of psychology courses (most of which are taught by Ph.D.-holding faculty members) to actively participating in research laboratories to working in one of our many applied projects.

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

Child care worker, Psychiatric technician, Career counsellor, Case manager, Psychologist

7th Apr

English

The psychology major research specialization is targeted for students who plan to continue with graduate studies in psychology. Students must take a wider variety of courses that are either required or greatly desired by graduate school admission committees.

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

Child care worker, Psychiatric technician, Career counsellor, Case manager, Psychologist

7th Apr

English

Courses offered by the Sociology Department examine the development of social classes, gender roles, racial prejudices, social analysis of politics, economic structure, the development of modern society, and a variety of other subjects relevant to the study of society.

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

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, Sociologists, Social Science Research Assistants

7th Apr

English

The Spanish Bachelor of Arts concentration in Language and Society offers students the cultural background, linguistic understanding, critical thinking skills, and reading, writing, speaking, and listening proficiency they need to navigate this increasingly multicultural environment.

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

Teaching, Business, Public service, Foreign service, Graduate school, and Academia.

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