University of Nevada, Reno is on a 200-acre campus in the urban setting of Reno, Nevada.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Nevada, Reno students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Nevada, Reno has fraternities and sororities.
University of Nevada, Reno has the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. In fact, more students participate in the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Nevada, Reno include Student Ambassadors, Young Democrats, Asian American Association and Blue Crew.
The University of Nevada, Reno community comes together each year for Homecoming, MacKay Days and Night of All Nations.
This table offers information on housing at University of Nevada, Reno.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||18%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,045|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,000|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||18%|
University of Nevada, Reno offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most University of Nevada, Reno students live off campus. In 2022, 18% of undergrads at University of Nevada, Reno lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 18% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Nevada, Reno. There are 3,045 spots available in on-campus housing for all 17,025 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,000 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Nevada, Reno offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Nevada, Reno there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Nevada, Reno:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Riflery||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Nevada, Reno is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Nevada, Reno campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Nevada, Reno offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Nevada, Reno, take Interstate 80 to Reno, NV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Reno-Tahoe International airport.
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