University of Nevada-Reno Graduate School

University of Nevada-Reno (referred to as Nevada-Reno) is a Public, 4 years school located in Reno, NV.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Nevada-Reno is $6,444 for Nevada residents and $22,986 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,972 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,945 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Nevada-Reno (referred to as Nevada-Reno) is a Public, 4 years school located in Reno, NV.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1938 - Current).
Nevada-Reno Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Nevada-Reno (Nevada-Reno)
AddressNorth Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557
Phone775-784-1110
Webhttps://www.unr.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.unr.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.unr.edu/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Nevada-Reno is $6,444 for Nevada residents and $22,986 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,972 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,945 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 222 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,986
$6,444 for Nevada Residents
Student Population3,972
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs222 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Nevada-Reno is $6,444 for Nevada residents and $22,986 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $323 for Nevada residents and $669 for out-of-state students.
Nevada-Reno offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Nevada Residents$6,444
Out-of-State$22,986
Tuition per Credit Hour
Nevada Residents$323
Out-of-State$669
Nevada-Reno offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Nevada-Reno is $6,444 for Nevada residents and $22,986 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$4,950$625$19,422$625
2019-2020$5,306$625$20,357$625
2020-2021$5,657$661$21,310$661
2021-2022$5,625$665$21,715$665
2022-2023$5,814$630$22,356$630
The graduate school tuition & fees of Nevada-Reno is average compared to public graduate schools in Nevada. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Nevada graduate tuition is $21,679 (public) / $25,618 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Nevada-Reno$6,444$22,986
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Nevada Graduate Schools$16,558$22,424
Public$6,072$21,679
Private$25,618
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,588 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Nevada-Reno.
On-campus living costs are increased by 9.29% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,588. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.29% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,770$4,370$11,770$4,370
2019-2020$11,960$4,370$11,960$4,370
2020-2021$12,216$4,370$12,216$4,370
2021-2022$12,216$4,792$12,216$4,792
2022-2023$13,796$4,792$13,796$4,792
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $323 for Nevada residents and $669 for other students at University of Nevada-Reno. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.53% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$275$605
2019-2020$286$609
2020-2021$297$624
2021-2022$304$640
2022-2023$323$669
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $33,405 for Nevada residents and $60,053 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at Nevada-Reno.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Nevada-Reno
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$31,056$2,349$57,704$2,349

Graduate Programs at Nevada-Reno

University of Nevada-Reno offers 132 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,248 students have completed their study at University of Nevada-Reno.
Offered Degrees at University of Nevada-Reno
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree692970
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship400159
Doctor's degree - other1070
Post Bachelor's Degree16036
Post Master's Degree6013
Total13221,248
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Nevada-Reno by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other) program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 187 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 70 completers.
University of Nevada-Reno offers 132 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,248 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 970 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 70 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 36 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 13 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 1 completers-
Range Science and Management1-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 12 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation12-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 24 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Journalism15-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Computer Science27-
Education [+] 131 completers-
Multicultural Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration31$44,500
Special Education and Teaching14$48,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$40,500
Elementary Education and Teaching30-
Secondary Education and Teaching10-
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor9-
Engineering [+] 60 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering26-
Computer Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering--
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering9-
Metallurgical Engineering2-
Mining and Mineral Engineering2-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies4-
Legal Studies [+] 17 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)17-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Creative Writing6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biochemistry1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Biostatistics2-
Biotechnology9-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)1-
Neuroscience4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics5-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Business Analytics18-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology6-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science8-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Social Psychology4-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)21-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration6-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism--
Human Services [+] 197 completers-
Public Administration10-
Social Work187$48,500
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Anthropology6-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government--
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Art/Art Studies--
Music7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 167 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist22-
Physician Assistant23-
Public Health96$48,800
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)2-
Nursing Administration24-
Business [+] 155 completers-
Business Administration and Management128$76,400
Accounting12-
Finance15-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total970
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 1 completers-
Range Science and Management1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer Science5-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Education13-
Engineering [+] 21 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering--
Civil Engineering8-
Computer Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering--
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Mining and Mineral Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)--
Legal Studies [+] --
Legal Professions and Studies (other)--
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Biochemistry8-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology11-
Molecular Pharmacology--
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)11-
Neuroscience3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics--
Mathematical Statistics and Probability3-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry10-
Chemical Physics3-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Geophysics and Seismology--
Hydrology and Water Resources Science--
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Social Psychology5-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)8-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Anthropology4-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--
Public Health1-
Nursing Practice34-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total159
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 70 completers-
Medicine70-
Total70
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 11 completers-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)11-
Education [+] --
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration--
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Public Health2-
Total36
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Nursing Practice2-
Total13

Graduate Student Population at Nevada-Reno

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,972 students enrolled into University of Nevada-Reno graduate schools where it has total 20,945 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,689 full-time and 2,283 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,540 male and 2,432 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9721,5402,432
Full-time1,6896491,040
Part-tme2,2838911,392
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,056 White (51.76%), 149 Black/African American (3.75%), 635 Hispanic (15.99%), 281 Asian (7.07%), and 851 students with other races. 501 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9721,5402,432
American Indian/Native American22517
Asian281105176
Black/African American1495594
Hispanic635199436
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander835
White2,0567521,304
Two More22081139
Un-Known1004357
Non-resident Alien501297204
University of Nevada-Reno offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,152 graduate students (29.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 238 graduate students (5.99% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,972
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,152
Enrolled Some Online Courses238
Not in Online Courses2,582
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Nevada-Reno. 890 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.41% of total students), 228 students are aged above 50 (5.74%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Nevada-Reno.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9721,5402,432
Age 20-21631845
Age 22-24827297530
Age 25-291,268553715
Age 30-34735301434
Age 35-39420157263
Age 40-49431134297
Age 50-6420066134
Over 64281414

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