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GO Blue of Nevada, Re y t i s r e v no Un i

Unlike buying a new car or expensive computer, a college education will most likely start to pay you back for every minute and penny you put into it. Because Nevada believes cost should not be a barrier to education, the university has some of the most competitive tuition rates in the country. Nevada also offers comprehensive advice on financial aid and access to several million dollars in scholarships.


NEVADA is a Wise Investment

in the Honors Program or study abroad in one of 25 different countries. Or, you can participate in undergraduate research, getting a competitive advantage over many of your peers.


This is Nevada The unexpected awaits you

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Unexpected opportunity. That’s what you’ll find at the University of Nevada, Reno. Founded in 1874 as the Silver State’s first university, Nevada is a topcaliber, land-grant research university committed to serving the common good of the state and the world. Nestled at the intersection of the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, the 17,000-student campus offers competitive degree programs and paradigm-shifting research in a world-class setting.

Located at the base of the Sierra Crest in the Truckee Meadows, Reno’s outdoor recreation possibilities are unlimited. Lake Tahoe is only about a 40-minute drive west from downtown Reno, offering opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and camping. Pyramid Lake and the Black Rock Desert - home to the annual counter-culture festival, “Burning Man” - are only about an hour’s drive to the east.


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Academics that will surprise you with over 145 degree programs, Nevada is bound to have a starting point to your career goals. From expertise in earth sciences to journalism, Nevada degrees open the door to unexpected opportunities.


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Right after you apply to the University, you can apply for financial aid and a room with a gorgeous view in one our residence halls.


But Why Stop There?

Applying for admission and scholarships to Nevada is a cinch, often done in 5 minutes or less. If you apply for admission by February 1st for the Fall semester you automatically have applied for scholarship opportunities. Apply at


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Reno & Lake Tahoe An unparalleled environment

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“For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack” Office for Prospective Students University of Nevada, Reno/0110 Reno, NV 89557-0110

The Unexpected Awaits You

An incredible education at a price you can afford

Wolf Pack Athletics Those words from Rudyard Kipling’s “The Second Jungle Book,” start a verse that captures the essence of Nevada Wolf Pack athletics. With 18 varsity teams competing in the always unpredictable Western Athletic Conference, Nevada students have free front-row seats to exciting NCAA-Division I athletics, often watching the Pack compete in the postseason.

Campus Tour/Experience The Nevada campus says it all The most unexpected part of Nevada may be its beautiful 125-year-old Reno campus overlooking the Sierra Nevada. The campus is a mix of living history, from nineteenth century Morrill Hall, which sits on an elm-tree-lined grassy quadrangle, to the technologically savvy Davidson Math and Science Center, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center and Joe Crowley student union, all built in the last five years.

Reno Tahoe The Reno-Tahoe area is known as “America’s Adventure Place” ed”) Nevada (Spanish for “snow-capp“sno wy mountain

ning The Sierra Nevada Spanish mea ted in California and loca range” is a mountain range is also known informally e rang Nevada, United States. The and “the Sierras.” as “the Sierra,” “the High Sierra,”

The new Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center offers books for check out (over a million of them). It offers quiet space for reading and studying, with dozens of private and group-study locations inside and outside the 295,000-square ft. building.

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Reno 4500 feet Lake Tahoe 6200 feet

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Average more than 300 days of

sun each year

Lake Tahoe Facts

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world-class alpine and 50 championship golf courses, 18 eing, snowmobiling, ice sho snow cross country ski resorts, hiking, biking, camping, climbing, sledding, ice skating, , mountaineering, boating, horseback riding, rock climbing ng, rafting sailing, kayaking, diving, water skii and windsurfing.

to an Mt. Rose is the closest ski resort — rld wo the in rt International Airpo just 25 minutes away!

With @One we’ve taken the concept of technology, knowledge and people and included it all @One place.

@One @One is a facility in the Knowledge Center that houses the Multimedia Services that features a 42-inch-wide printer, a recording studio for editing audio and video in the DataWorks and the Dynamic Media Labs.

The Joe Crowley Student Union

The Davidson Math and Science Center opened this year.

GO BLUE! Living Lear ning Communities

Living on campus:

The Honors Residential Schola

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The PAC (Powerful Academic


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GO HONORS The Honors Program enrolls more than 500 Honors students. It is rated as one of the nation’s best in “Ivy League Programs at State School Prices: The 55 Best Honors Programs at State Universities Nationwide.” The Honors Program is university-wide and compatible with all academic majors. Successful participation in the Honors Program gives highly qualified students the ability to become skilled in their specific disciplines and the personal satisfaction of having met and accomplished an innovative and challenging university program.

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Research topics current undergraduate students are working on include: n sustainability in wastewater treatment and water reuse n adaptive response of plants that allows them to survive extreme drought conditions n inorganic/organic hybrid semiconductor materials n new renewable energy sources n climate change n NASA n wound healing rates in patients with diabetes n jury awards in medical malpractice lawsuits n child care and child outcomes n child-abuse prevention n hospice and end-of-life issues

Nevada offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and 150 academic programs in the following colleges: [CABNR] College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources: [CLA] College of Liberal Arts: [COBA] College of Business Administration: [COE] College of Education: [COEN] College of Engineering: [COS] College of Science: [DHS] Division of Health Sciences: [RSJ] Reynolds School of Journalism:

GO BLUE! Choose from over 70 Majors: degrees-and-programs