The Best & Worst

Location
Reno, NV
Undergrads
12,411
Tuition (in-state)
$20,512 ($6,602)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Cheap tuition
  2. 2
    Close to downtown
  3. 3
    Near Lake Tahoe
  4. 4
    Professors care and want you to do well.
  5. 5
    The Reynolds School of Journalism
  6. 6
    Small, pretty campus
  7. 7
    Ski/snowboard resorts close to campus
  8. 8
    Easy to get involved with clubs
  9. 9
    Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
  10. 10
    Study abroad program

Facts & Statistics

Knowledgeable Professors
88% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
60% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
60% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Accepting Campus Community
71% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Highly Satisfied Students
81% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 46/54 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
88% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    Often cold
  2. 2
    Class sizes are often large, making things impersonal.
  3. 3
    Budget cuts affecting the university
  4. 4
    Students not incredibly dedicated to academics
  5. 5
    Lack of public transportation
  6. 6
    The student senate
  7. 7
    There is not always much to do other than party.
  8. 8
    Not incredibly prestigious
  9. 9
    Most students are in-state; there is a chance that there will be someone you know from high school in almost every class.
  10. 10
    Food options aren't great and are usually unhealthy
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