General Information About University of Nevada-Reno
The mission of academic advising at the University of Nevada, Reno is to assist each student in developing and implementing an academic plan designed to meet his/her educational, career and life goals. The advising process is one of shared responsibilities between students and advisors. The mechanism by which advising is provided to students may vary by academic unit. However, it is the responsibility of faculty and staff who serve as advisors to: Be knowledgeable about the curriculum requirements for the program(s) for which they advise Assist students in selecting appropriate classes and developing an academic plan that meets degree requirements Assist students in linking program requirements with relevant career and other post-graduation opportunities Be familiar with campus resources and make appropriate referrals when necessary Support the achievement of campus-wide goals for increasing graduation and retention rates Clarify and provide accurate and timely information about university policies, regulations and procedures Be available and accessible to student advisees on a regular basis Maintain student confidentiality in accordance with FERPA Be proficient in the use of the university’s student information system/computerized advising tools relevant to the advising process.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 5,127 Percent Admitted 87% Men Admitted 91% Women Admitted 86% Full Time Retention Rate 80%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 460 580 Math 470 590 Writing 470 570
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 20 25 English 19 25 Math 19 26
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 19,633 Native American 218.0 Asian 1,335.0 African American 499.0 Hispanic 1,558.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 11,429 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,448