If you want to apply to University of Nevada, Reno, the regular decision application deadline is July 31 and the fee for the application is $60. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
University of Nevada, Reno does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast!
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
University of Nevada, Reno is amoderately difficult school to get into. University of Nevada, Reno evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Nevada, Reno **accepted 87% of students, around 8,419 of the 9,644 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Nevada, Reno, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Nevada, Reno must submit the following items. Double check with University of Nevada, Reno's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Nevada, Reno have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 73% submitted a class rank. At University of Nevada, Reno 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 56% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Nevada, Reno, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||22%|
|3.00 and 3.24||17%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
|University of Nevada, Reno does look at standardized tests scores during 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 2021, 42% of University of Nevada, Reno's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Nevada, Reno applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Nevada, Reno 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, 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 1155.
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 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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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 31.
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 ACE recommendations for credit
Does University of Nevada, Reno accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Nevada, Reno accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand 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.
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 87%. This means that the institution accepts 87 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Nevada, Reno is Jul 31.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Nevada, Reno is Jul 31.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Nevada, Reno is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Nevada, Reno. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1060 to 1250
1060 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Nevada, Reno students is 1155. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Nevada, Reno, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 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 3.5. 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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