University of Nevada--Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno, the state of Nevadas first public university founded in 1874, features record levels of student and faculty achievement, an impressive breadth of nationally recognized academic programs and the states largest research portfolio. With the Sierra Nevada as its backdrop, the main campus is minutes away from downtown Reno and less than an hour away from Lake Tahoe. The Universitys main campus mixes the proud history of a tree-lined Quad and surrounding original campus designated on the National Register of Historic Places with an ambitious infrastructure investment that includes nearly $400 million in new buildings all dedicated to student success, experiential teaching and learning, and innovative research. These new buildings include one of the nations most technologically advanced libraries, the student union and the nations largest and most versatile earthquake engineering facility. The University is home to Wolf Pack Athletics, an NCAA Division 1 program; the University of Nevada School of Medicine; and the University Studies Abroad Consortium, one of the largest study-abroad programs in the country; The Davidson Academy, the only public high school for profoundly gifted students in the United States. Over the past five years, the University has set institutional records for the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled, and has seen its student competition teams win national championships in disciplines ranging from civil engineering to parliamentary debate, while being recognized as one of the best values in American higher education.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1864 N/A Semester $285.2 million + Reno, NV 89557 (775) 784-1110
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30 100.0 Nevada Reno 971 81 133