Graduate Programs Overview

University of Nevada-Reno is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Reno, Nevada. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,318 for Nevada residents and $21,971 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred twenty-nine graduate programs: 63 Master's, 47 Doctorate, 13 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 864 students have been conferred Master's degree and 221 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Nevada-Reno
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressNorth Virginia Street, Reno, NV
Graduate School Students3,696 students
879 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,318
Out-of-State$21,971
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 129 Graduate Programs
63 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Nevada residents, the tuition & fees are $6,318 and $21,971 for non-Nevada residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $297 for Nevada residents and $624 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,657$21,310
Fees$661$661
Cost per Credit$297$624
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$12,216 (On-Campus) / $12,216 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,370 (On-Campus) / $4,370 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,204$39,857
Off-Campus Total$24,204$39,857
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$5,287$5,467$5,575$5,931$6,318
Out-of-State$19,197$19,655$20,047$20,982$21,971

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Nevada-Reno offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 369 major areas - 62 Master's , 41 Doctorate (1 online programs), 12 Post-Bachelor', 5 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total8642213711
Men286118131
Women5781032410
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Education
Engineering
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Science Technologies/Technicians
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Education
Engineering
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 20,993 students enrolled in University of Nevada-Reno including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,696 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,465 male and 2,231 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,639 full-time and 2,057 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 879 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 188 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,696
Men Students1,465
Women Students2,231
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,696
Full-time Students1,639
Part-time Students2,057
By race/ethnicity 2,103 White, 131 Black, and 232 Asian students are attending at University of Nevada-Reno. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,696
American Indian /
Native American
19
Asian232
Black131
Hispanic477
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
9
White2,103
Two or more races178
Un-Known137
54 students are younger than 22 and 619 students are older than 65. The school has 2,009 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,014 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,696
21 & Under54
22-24770
25-291,239
30-34629
35-39385
40 & Over619
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Nevada-Reno, 879 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 188 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,696
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses879
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses188
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,629
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses879
Nevada Resident589
Other State In U.S.258
Outside of U.S.25



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