University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 16,274
Graduate Enrollment: 4,009
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 88.16%

Male/Female: 44% / 56% (2017)

First generation college students: 38.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,153
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1060 - 1270

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 56.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 33.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 24.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 17.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 52.9%
Black: 3.4%
Hispanic: 23.7%
Asian: 8.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
2+ races: 8.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.8%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,594
In-State tuition: $8,588
Out-of-State tuition: $24,680

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,216 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,792 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,216 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,792 (2022)

Average Family Income: $75,828 (2017)
Median Family Income: $48,103 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 28.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,922 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $201 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $11,887
$30k-48k $12,553
$48k-75k $15,105
$75k-110k $18,703
$110k+ $19,914

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 40%
6-year graduation rate: 63%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,922 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,863 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 73.6% (2015)
@3 year 77.6% (2017)
@5 year 84.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 54.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 58.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,729 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $55,217 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 6
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 5
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 3
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 14
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other. 31
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 45 $14,000 $148 $30,058 ($2,505) $46,534 ($3,878)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Forestry. 8
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 32 $21,150 $172 $27,960 ($2,330) $31,366 ($2,614)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 63 $17,688 $183 $40,088 ($3,341) $47,210 ($3,934)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 138 $19,500 $207 $34,446 ($2,871) $48,589 ($4,049)
Master's Degree Journalism. 7
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 92 $20,500 $217 $48,364 ($4,030) $61,782 ($5,149)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 11
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 12
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 43 $193 $55,601 ($4,633) $56,501 ($4,708)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 16 $55,636 ($4,636) $55,729 ($4,644)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 26 $450 $49,653 ($4,138) $49,856 ($4,155)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 26 $23,250 $202 $26,167 ($2,181)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 116 $22,700 $233 $43,981 ($3,665) $47,924 ($3,994)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 25 $352 $50,933 ($4,244) $54,651 ($4,554)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 17 $20,769 $231
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Master's Degree Teaching Assistants/Aides. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 33 $22,000 $217 $58,107 ($4,842)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 74 $23,250 $237 $61,146 ($5,096) $72,038 ($6,003)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 13 $63,358 ($5,280) $89,619 ($7,468)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 106 $21,375 $228 $67,550 ($5,629) $90,442 ($7,537)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 22
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 43 $16,500 $183 $66,396 ($5,533) $84,156 ($7,013)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 18 $25,060 $258 $58,988 ($4,916)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 5
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Materials Engineering 6
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 4
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 168 $22,750 $233 $64,482 ($5,374) $77,239 ($6,437)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Metallurgical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mining and Mineral Engineering. 18 $84,596 ($7,050)
Master's Degree Mining and Mineral Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 19 $57,058 ($4,755) $63,135 ($5,261)
Master's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Engineering, Other. 21
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 58 $14,139 $140 $35,925 ($2,994) $41,750 ($3,479)
Doctoral Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 2
Master's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 33 $15,000 $143 $50,301 ($4,192) $66,313 ($5,526)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 145 $21,875 $225 $33,143 ($2,762) $42,343 ($3,529)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 3
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 18 $75,742 ($6,312)
Doctoral Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 16 $18,500 $190
Master's Degree Philosophy. 7
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 65 $26,155 $258 $25,925 ($2,160) $36,936 ($3,078)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 75 $23,790 $191 $35,559 ($2,963) $44,253 ($3,688)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 197 $20,153 $205 $30,497 ($2,541) $48,891 ($4,074)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 59 $15,368 $149 $29,328 ($2,444) $45,017 ($3,751)
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 57 $19,500 $202 $39,003 ($3,250)
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 3
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 20
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 72 $21,377 $221 $29,338 ($2,445) $47,147 ($3,929)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Gerontology. 18
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 47 $20,100 $210 $32,131 ($2,678) $39,738 ($3,312)
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Philosophy. 6
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 4
Master's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 2
Doctoral Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 36 $16,552 $172 $37,067 ($3,089)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 17
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 16
Master's Degree Physics. 2
Doctoral Degree Physics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 236 $19,049 $194 $29,546 ($2,462) $42,799 ($3,567)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 10 $350
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2
Master's Degree Public Administration. 10
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 76 $17,905 $202 $35,922 ($2,994) $63,320 ($5,277)
Master's Degree Social Work. 126 $363 $56,302 ($4,692) $65,890 ($5,491)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 36 $23,750 $233 $27,699 ($2,308) $35,254 ($2,938)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 4
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 161 $19,500 $190 $36,927 ($3,077) $52,013 ($4,334)
Master's Degree Criminology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 69 $22,950 $239
Master's Degree Economics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 16 $50,815 ($4,235)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 5
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 1
Master's Degree History. 2
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 46 $23,437 $224 $22,893 ($1,908) $48,897 ($4,075)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 87 $17,939 $190 $31,257 ($2,605) $49,053 ($4,088)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 38 $16,750 $170 $33,019 ($2,752) $37,028 ($3,086)
Master's Degree Sociology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 2
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 33 $23,500 $265 $30,217 ($2,518) $33,394 ($2,783)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 20 $27,000 $286 $20,469 ($1,706) $39,528 ($3,294)
Master's Degree Music. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 387 $21,500 $217 $33,282 ($2,774) $50,108 ($4,176)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 65 $18,500 $185 $28,211 ($2,351) $56,341 ($4,695)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 24 $466 $57,825 ($4,819) $70,658 ($5,888)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 6
First Professional Degree Medicine. 63 $1,962 $60,759 ($5,063) $106,002 ($8,834)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Health. 8
Master's Degree Public Health. 34 $494 $61,907 ($5,159) $60,071 ($5,006)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 147 $20,813 $207 $76,675 ($6,390) $80,458 ($6,705)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 30 $466 $107,989 ($8,999) $127,876 ($10,656)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 13 $140,970 ($11,748)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 6
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 172 $17,500 $186 $42,764 ($3,564) $52,731 ($4,394)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 26 $17,975 $191 $37,106 ($3,092) $54,341 ($4,528)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 112 $343 $85,133 ($7,094) $96,205 ($8,017)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 122 $17,116 $192 $55,145 ($4,595) $69,116 ($5,760)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 17
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 142 $15,000 $167 $47,220 ($3,935) $67,089 ($5,591)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 22 $13,750 $146 $42,858 ($3,572) $54,544 ($4,545)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 187 $20,500 $217 $41,503 ($3,459) $55,352 ($4,613)
Bachelor's Degree History. 36 $18,780 $175 $36,219 ($3,018) $39,351 ($3,279)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $92,898
Full time faculty: 99%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $367,473,493 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $468,733,685 (2022)