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 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 88.15% and yield is 43.93%. 4,353 men and 5,178 women applied to University of Nevada-Reno and 3,815 men and 4,587 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,780 men and 1,911 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,5314,3535,178
Admitted8,4023,8154,587
Enrolled3,6911,7801,911
Acceptance Ratio 88.15%87.64%88.59%
Yield 43.93%46.66%41.66%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,819 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,945 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 640 (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 Math530640
ACT Composite2126
ACT Math1926
ACT English2026
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: 1,149, 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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