2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno is $8,034 for Nevada residents and $23,086 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees is $8,156 for Nevada residents and $23,808 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.52% for Nevada residents and increased by 3.13% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 1.18% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at University of Nevada-Reno are lower than the average amount ($10,748) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,326 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$7,914 $22,386$16,140
2019-2020$8,034$23,086$16,330
Change % 2019-20201.52%3.13%1.18%
2020-2021$8,156$23,808$16,522
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $5,931 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,982 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno is $6,310 for Nevada residents and $21,961 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 6.39% for Nevada residents and increased by 4.66% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at University of Nevada-Reno are much lower than the average amount ($10,923) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,504 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$5,575 $20,047$16,140
2019-2020$5,931$20,982$16,330
Change % 2019-20206.39%4.66%1.18%
2020-2021$6,310$21,961$16,522
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at University of Nevada-Reno.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$238$490
2019-2020$239$493
2020-2021$240$496
Graduate2018-2019$275$605
2019-2020$280$605
2020-2021$285$605
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for University of Nevada-Reno graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $41,600 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $56,300 for University of Nevada-Reno graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$41,600$45,200$38,800
7 Years After Graduation$43,500--
8 Years After Graduation$48,600--
9 Years After Graduation$48,800--
10 Years After Graduation$56,300$65,800$49,400

University of Nevada-Reno 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at University of Nevada-Reno for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $34,037 for Nevada residents and $97,154 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Nevada-Reno.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at University of Nevada-Reno
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$8,220$8,410$8,604$8,803$34,037
Out-of-State$23,557$24,038$24,529$25,030$97,154
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$8,410$8,604$8,803$9,007$34,824
Out-of-State$24,038$24,529$25,030$25,540$99,137
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$8,604$8,803$9,007$9,215$35,629
Out-of-State$24,529$25,030$25,540$26,062$101,161
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$8,803$9,007$9,215$9,428$36,453
Out-of-State$25,030$25,540$26,062$26,594$103,225
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$9,007$9,215$9,428$9,646$37,296
Out-of-State$25,540$26,062$26,594$27,137$105,333
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at University of Nevada-Reno. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $107,799 for Nevada residents and $170,916 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Nevada-Reno.
4 years COA at University of Nevada-Reno
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$26,168$26,682$27,207$27,743$107,799
Out-of-State$41,505$42,310$43,132$43,969$170,916
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$26,682$27,207$27,743$28,290$109,922
Out-of-State$42,310$43,132$43,969$44,824$174,235
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$27,207$27,743$28,290$28,848$112,088
Out-of-State$43,132$43,969$44,824$45,695$177,619
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$27,743$28,290$28,848$29,418$114,299
Out-of-State$43,969$44,824$45,695$46,584$181,072
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$28,290$28,848$29,418$30,000$116,557
Out-of-State$44,824$45,695$46,584$47,491$184,594
Last year, 63 students ( 0.35% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $81,511 for Nevada residents and $144,628 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at University of Nevada-Reno.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at University of Nevada-Reno
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$19,596$20,110$25,907$21,171$81,511
Out-of-State$34,933$35,738$36,560$37,397$144,628
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$20,110$20,635$26,443$21,718$83,634
Out-of-State$35,738$36,560$37,397$38,252$147,947
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$20,635$21,171$26,990$22,276$85,800
Out-of-State$36,560$37,397$38,252$39,123$151,331
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$21,171$21,718$27,548$22,846$88,011
Out-of-State$37,397$38,252$39,123$40,012$154,784
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$21,718$22,276$28,118$23,428$90,269
Out-of-State$38,252$39,123$40,012$40,919$158,306

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Nevada-Reno.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Nevada-Reno 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,034$1,300$16,330$23,086$1,300 $16,330
Graduate$5,931 $1,300$16,330$20,982 $1,300$16,330


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