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University of Nevada-Reno
University of Nevada-Reno Reno, Nevada 89557 Reno, NV 89557 Phone: (775) 784-1110
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • 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
    Asian 1,335
    African American 499
    Hispanic 1,558
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 11,429
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,448

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