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University of Nevada-Reno Scholarships

1664 N. Virginia Street Tuition In/Out-State: $5,130 / $19,040 Total Fall Enrollment: 17,680
Reno , NV 89512 Books and Supplies: $1,300 Applicants Admitted: 88%
(775) 784-1110 On-campus Room and Board: $10,196 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 91%
http://www.unr.edu/ Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 55% , $2,011 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • University of Nevada-Reno General Information

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    Address 1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89512
    Phone Number (775) 784-1110
    Web Address http://www.unr.edu/
    Mission Statement -
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Mid-size city
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    University of Nevada-Reno Size

    Total enrollment 17,680
    Enrolled full time 12,884
    Enrolled part time 4,796

    University of Nevada-Reno Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 6,045
    Women enrolled full time 6,839
    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 4%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
  • University of Nevada-Reno Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 6,409
    Admitted 5,627
    Enrolled 2,648
    Admitted % 88%

    University of Nevada-Reno Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    University of Nevada-Reno Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 77%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 470
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 470
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 590
    Students submitting ACT 48%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 20
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 26
  • University of Nevada-Reno Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $5,130
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $19,040
    Books and Supplies $1,300
    On-campus room and board $10,196
    Off-campus room and board $10,396

    University of Nevada-Reno Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 91%
    Receiving Federal Grants 30% , $4,379 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 55% , $2,011 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 44% , $8,073 on average
  • University of Nevada-Reno Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Agricultural Animal Breeding 2 0 0
    Agricultural Economics 1 1 0
    Animal Sciences, General 24 3 0
    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    German Studies 1 0 0
    Women's Studies 5 0 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry 54 2 4
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 145 6 1
    Biotechnology 4 4 0
    Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 0 2 7
    Pharmacology 0 0 3
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting 86 11 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 4 80 0
    Business/Commerce, General 109 0 0
    Business/Managerial Economics 70 4 0
    Finance, General 51 11 0
    Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0 0 0
    International Business/Trade/Commerce 25 0 0
    Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 3 0 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 39 0 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Broadcast Journalism 1 0 0
    Journalism 88 11 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 64 0 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer Science 17 13 0
    Computer and Information Sciences, Other 0 6 0
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 55 5 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor 0 17 3
    Business Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 0 35 3
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 0 8
    Education, Other 51 0 0
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 32 13
    Elementary Education and Teaching 34 32 0
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Foreign Language Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Health Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Music Teacher Education 7 0 0
    Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 0 34 0
    Social Studies Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 30 16 1
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0 0 0
    Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0 0 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 0 3 1
    Chemical Engineering 10 2 0
    Civil Engineering, General 61 28 2
    Computer Engineering, General 17 0 9
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 22 8 2
    Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 1 0 0
    Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 14 4 1
    Geological/Geophysical Engineering 9 4 0
    Mechanical Engineering 78 6 1
    Metallurgical Engineering 2 3 6
    Mining and Mineral Engineering 11 3 0
    Water Resources Engineering 6 11 3
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 66 26 2
    English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0 0 0
    Writing, General 0 0 0
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Child Development 11 0 0
    Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 1 1 0
    Housing and Human Environments, Other 23 0 0
    Human Development and Family Studies, General 59 6 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 0 7 0
    French Language and Literature 8 0 0
    German Language and Literature 0 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 36 0 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0 23 0
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 30 0 0
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 84 0 0
    Medicine 0 0 56
    Nursing Administration 0 24 0
    Pre-Veterinary Studies 3 0 0
    Public Health, General 0 21 0
    Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 0 0 9
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 108 0 0
    Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 28 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 33 6 1
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Legal Professions and Studies, Other 0 19 0
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    General Studies 156 0 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 19 17 0
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Neuroscience 29 0 0
    Nutrition Sciences 39 0 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Environmental Science 9 0 0
    Forest Management/Forest Resources Management 3 0 0
    Forestry, General 5 0 0
    Natural Resources Management and Policy 3 0 0
    Natural Resources/Conservation, General 0 7 0
    Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 20 0 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 15 3 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 1 5 2
    Chemistry, General 18 2 8
    Geology/Earth Science, General 9 5 2
    Geophysics and Seismology 4 2 0
    Physics, General 14 4 6
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 134 14 11
    Social Psychology 0 2 4
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Public Administration 0 3 0
    Social Work 53 23 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 40 9 4
    Criminology 108 6 0
    Geography 9 5 2
    International Relations and Affairs 58 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 67 5 1
    Sociology 37 4 0
    Urban Studies/Affairs 0 6 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 0 0 0
    Art/Art Studies, General 38 2 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8 0 0
    Music Performance, General 7 0 0
    Music, General 9 9 0
  • University of Nevada-Reno Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline March 1
    Fall application deadline March 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due May 31
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    University of Nevada-RenoNames and Abbreviations

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National Merit/Presidential Scholarship

Scholarship Description
The University of Nevada, Reno’s most prestigious scholarship awards ten scholarships to entering freshmen students who are National Merit Finalists. This scholarship awards qualifying students $15,000 per year for four years of undergraduate study, a $60,000 scholarship. The scholarship covers in-state fees up to 15 credits per semester, books, honors housing accommodations, and meal expenses. In addition, the following opportunities are provided: Automatic entry into the University’s Honors Program. This program grooms students for entry into professional and graduate school programs as well as for application for scholarship opportunities with Rhodes, Fulbright, and many others. A “study-abroad” experience at one of 37 different programs in 25 countries world-wide. The program chosen will be tailored to the students’ major area of study and may include an intensive language program. Working with both faculty advisors and the Office of Undergraduate Research, and undergraduate research project in the students’ major area of study. To qualify for consideration for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: Must possess a minimum 3.50 cumulative high school grade point average and either a score of 31 on the ACT or a score of 1360 on the SAT (verbal + math). Must submit a completed application for admission to the University of Nevada, Reno by February 1st. This application must include either ACT or SAT scores. Submit an application to the Honor’s Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Must advance to National Merit Finalist status. Students who are National Merit Semifinalists will be notified of their finalist status by February. Students must then forward a copy of their notification to the University of Nevada, Reno to confirm their award. After advancing to Finalist standing, students will be asked by National Merit to select their school of choice. Finalists designating the University of Nevada, Reno as their first choice will be considered for the National Merit/Presidential Scholarship.
Amount
$60,000
Number of Awards
10
Renewable
4
Renewal Criteria
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Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
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GPA
3.50
SAT
1360
ACT
31
Class Standing
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State
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Scholarships to entering freshmen students who are National Merit Finalists.
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