University of Nevada-Reno Admissions

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at University of Nevada-Reno. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationwww.unr.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.unr.edu/admissions/application-process/apply-now
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 88.22% and yield is 44.36%. 4,175 men and 4,889 women applied to University of Nevada-Reno and 3,605 men and 4,391 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,623 men and 1,924 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,0644,1754,889
Admitted7,9963,6054,391
Enrolled3,5471,6231,924
Acceptance Ratio 88.22%86.35%89.81%
Yield 44.36%45.02%43.82%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,580 students (45% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,826 students (80%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 640 and 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 650 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 78 (75th percentile) and 78 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540640
SAT Math530650
ACT Composite2126
ACT Math2026
ACT English1926
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Nevada-Reno are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,151, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

University of Nevada-Reno requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of Nevada-Reno application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of Nevada-Reno online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required



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