#489 Overall Influence #1404 Desirability Rank

University of Nevada, Reno

Public research university in Reno, Nevada, United States

From Wikipedia

The University of Nevada, Reno is a public land-grant research university in Reno, Nevada. It was founded on October 12, 1874 in Elko, Nevada.It is home to the state's first medical school, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, with a campus in Nevada's major urban center in Reno and a health network that extends to much of rural Nevada. The medical school includes 16 clinical departments and five nationally recognized basic science departments. It is also home to the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, which has produced six Pulitzer Prize winners.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,644

Acceptance

87%

Graduation Rate

60%

Median SAT Score

1180

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,410

Fees (in-state)

$774

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$56,300

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

17K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

North Virginia Street, Reno NV 89557

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100K

Violent Crime

7 per 100K

What is University of Nevada, Reno known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#388 World Rank
Business
#373 World Rank
Education
#508 World Rank
Engineering
#519 World Rank
Biology
#537 World Rank
Literature
#263 World Rank
Psychology
#264 World Rank
Communications
#359 World Rank
History
#462 World Rank
Physics
#523 World Rank
Political Science
#523 World Rank
Computer Science
#741 World Rank
Medical
#549 World Rank
Philosophy
#792 World Rank
Chemistry
#722 World Rank
Mathematics
#271 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#641 World Rank
Economics
#278 World Rank
Anthropology
#465 World Rank
Sociology
#620 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#450 World Rank
Social Work
#2172 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are University of Nevada, Reno's Most influential alumni?

University of Nevada, Reno 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Education, and Engineering

Ernest S. Brown

American politician

Steven Horsford

American politician

William C. Rose

Mechanical engineer

William C. Rose

Mechanical engineer

Christopher H. Scholz

Researcher

Tom Meschery

Tom Meschery

American basketball player-coach

Philippe Ziade

Lebanese journalist

Tony Zendejas

Tony Zendejas

American football placekicker

Frank Hawkins

American football player, politician

Nick Fazekas

Nick Fazekas

Japanese basketball player

Kirk Snyder

Kirk Snyder

American basketball player

Ross D. Crosby

Researcher