University of Nevada-Reno Graduate Schools

University of Nevada-Reno (referred to as Nevada-Reno) is a Public, 4 years school located in Reno, NV. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno is $5,931 for Nevada residents and $20,982 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,533 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,463 including undergraduate students.

University of Nevada-Reno Graduate School Overview

University of Nevada-Reno (referred to as Nevada-Reno) is a Public, 4 years school located in Reno, NV. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Nevada-Reno is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1938 - Current).
University of Nevada-RenoDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Nevada-Reno (referred to as Nevada-Reno)
AddressNorth Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557
Phone775-784-1110
Webhttps://www.unr.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.unr.edu/admissions/application-process/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.unr.edu/financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno is $5,931 for Nevada residents and $20,982 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,533 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,463 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 114 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Nevada-Reno Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,982
$5,931 for Nevada Residents
Student Population3,533
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs114 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno is $5,931 for Nevada residents and $20,982 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $286 for Nevada residents and $609 for out-of-state students. University of Nevada-Reno offers the alternative tuition plans.
Nevada-Reno 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Nevada Residents$5,931
Out-of-State$20,982
Tuition per Credit Hour
Nevada Residents$286
Out-of-State$609
University of 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 University of Nevada-Reno campus, remedial services, 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 at Nevada-Reno
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of Nevada-Reno 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Nevada-Reno is $5,931 for Nevada residents and $20,982 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.66% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Nevada-Reno
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,752$570$18,662$570
2016-2017$4,752$535$18,662$535
2017-2018$4,842$625$19,030$625
2018-2019$4,950$625$19,422$625
2019-2020$5,306$625$20,357$625
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,330 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Nevada-Reno. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.18% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,330. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.18% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Nevada-Reno
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,240$4,370$10,240$4,370
2016-2017$10,558$4,500$10,558$4,500
2017-2018$10,940$4,370$10,940$4,370
2018-2019$11,770$4,370$11,770$4,370
2019-2020$11,960$4,370$11,960$4,370
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $286 for Nevada residents and $609 for other students at University of Nevada-Reno. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.66% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Nevada-Reno
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$264$581
2016-2017$264$581
2017-2018$269$581
2018-2019$275$605
2019-2020$286$609
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $34,354 for Nevada residents and $62,118 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Nevada-Reno.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Nevada-Reno
Nevada ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$28,810$5,544$56,574$5,544

Graduate Programs at Nevada-Reno

University of Nevada-Reno offers 116 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 995 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 Degree613764
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship371134
Doctor's degree - other1069
Post Bachelor's Degree12027
Post Master's Degree501
Total1164995

University of Nevada-Reno offers 116 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 995 students have completed their studies.
  • 764 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 69 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 27 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Range Science and Management2-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-
Journalism9-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences9-
Education [+] 175 completers-
Education0-
Multicultural Education10-
Educational Leadership and Administration44$44,500
Special Education and Teaching25$48,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services25$40,500
Elementary Education and Teaching34-
Secondary Education and Teaching24-
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor13-
Engineering [+] 67 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering21-
Computer Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Metallurgical Engineering3-
Mining and Mineral Engineering3-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 7 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies7-
Legal Studies [+] 25 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)25-
English Language And Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology3-
Biotechnology13-
Neuroscience3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology3-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science0-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 19 completers-
Psychology12-
Social Psychology7-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 88 completers-
0-
Public Administration8-
Social Work80$48,500
Social Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Criminology4-
Economics0-
Geography2-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art/Art Studies2-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 68 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist25-
Public Health18$48,800
Nursing Administration25-
Business [+] (2 completers) 149 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management129$76,400
Accounting12-
Finance8-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total764
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 1 completers-
Range Science and Management1-
Education [+] 12 completers-
Education10-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Engineering [+] 24 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering7-
Computer Engineering5-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering2-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology6-
Pharmacology2-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)7-
Neuroscience0-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology5-
Chemistry9-
Chemical Physics0-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science0-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology13-
Social Psychology4-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Economics0-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Public Health0-
Nursing Practice9-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total134
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 69 completers-
Medicine69-
Total69
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)9-
Education [+] 7 completers-
Education0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented1-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering (other)5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Applied and Professional Ethics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
0-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies3-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2-
Clinical Nurse Leader1-
Total27
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education0-
Nursing Practice0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at Nevada-Reno

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,533 students enrolled into University of Nevada-Reno graduate schools where it has total 21,463 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,568 full-time and 1,965 part-time students. By gender, 1,461 male and 2,072 female students are attending University of Nevada-Reno graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Nevada-Reno.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Nevada-Reno
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5331,4612,072
Full-time1,568649919
Part-tme1,9658121,153
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Nevada-Reno.
There are 2,096 White (59.33%), 122 Black/African American (3.45%), 428 Hispanic (12.11%), 207 Asian (5.86%), and 680 students with other races. 393 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Nevada-Reno
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5331,4612,072
American Indian/Native American22814
Asian20785122
Black/African American1224874
Hispanic428153275
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander918
White2,0968231,273
Two More1374592
Un-Known1194475
Non-resident Alien393254139
University of Nevada-Reno offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 741 graduate students (20.97% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 245 graduate students (6.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Nevada-Reno.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Nevada-Reno
Number of Students
Total3,533
Enrolled Online Exclusively741
Enrolled Some Online Courses245
Not in Online Courses2,547
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Nevada-Reno. 752 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.29% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 201 students are aged above 50 (5.69%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Nevada-Reno.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Nevada-Reno
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5331,4612,072
Age 18-19110
Age 20-21451629
Age 22-24707288419
Age 25-291,190530660
Age 30-34655292363
Age 35-39360137223
Age 40-49374118256
Age 50-6417464110
Over 64271512

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