University of Nevada, Reno

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence.  The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report.  With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs.  Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.