If you are applying to University of Nevada, Reno, the regular decision application deadline is April 7 and the application fee costs $60.
The following is an overiew of some of University of Nevada, Reno's admissions stats.
|University of Nevada, Reno 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||24%|
|Mean SAT Score||1164|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||12%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||60%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Nevada, Reno.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||April 1||––|
University of Nevada, Reno does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
University of Nevada, Reno has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does University of Nevada, Reno consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with University of Nevada, Reno for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Nevada, Reno, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with University of Nevada, Reno's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Nevada, Reno have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At University of Nevada, Reno 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
At University of Nevada, Reno, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||21%|
|3.50 and 3.74||24%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Nevada, Reno directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Nevada, Reno considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
University of Nevada, Reno does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 12% of University of Nevada, Reno's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Nevada, Reno applicants, you should aim to score between 1050 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Nevada, Reno 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Nevada, Reno student is 1164.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Nevada, Reno students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Nevada, Reno students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of Nevada, Reno, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Nevada, Reno's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Nevada, Reno students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Nevada, Reno.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Nevada, Reno during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Nevada, Reno?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Nevada, Reno.
Does University of Nevada, Reno accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Nevada, Reno accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Nevada, Reno accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does University of Nevada, Reno accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Nevada, Reno accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Nevada, Reno?
✅ University of Nevada, Reno is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Nevada, Reno's acceptance rate?
✅ University of Nevada, Reno has an acceptance rate of 88%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Nevada, Reno?
❌ University of Nevada, Reno does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Nevada, Reno? University of Nevada, Reno is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Nevada, Reno acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Nevada, Reno is Apr 7.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Nevada, Reno is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1260 and Above
1050 to 1260
1050 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Nevada, Reno students is 1164. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Nevada, Reno, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Nevada, Reno.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Nevada, Reno, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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