Admissions Information

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/apply
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, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 87.99% and the yield is 41.00%. 4,265 men and 5,156 women applied to U of Nevada-Reno and 3,711 men and 4,589 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,558 men and 1,836 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,4214,2655,156
Admitted8,2903,7114,589
Enrolled3,3991,5581,836
Acceptance Rate 87.99%87.01%89.00%
Yield 41.00%41.98%40.01%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 417 students (12% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,058 students (60%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 640 and the 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530640
SAT Math530630
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1826
ACT English1826
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
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: 1,154, ACT: 67 - public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Nevada-Reno.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
U of Nevada-Reno 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.)Neither required nor recommended



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