The University of Nevada, Reno was established in 1874 as the state's flagship, land-grant research institution.
This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.
The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:
|Program Name||Degree Type(s)|
|Biological Sciences (Education)||BA, BS|
|Community Health Sciences||BS|
|Computer and Information Engineering||BS|
|Criminal Justice - Law and Justice||BA|
|English (Education)||BA, BS|
|English Language and Linguistics||BA|
|Forest Management and Ecology||BS|
|Human Development and Family Studies||BS|
|Integrated Elementary Education||BS|
|Materials Science and Engineering||BS|
|Mathematics - Applied||BA, BS|
|Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics||BA, BS|
|Mathematics - Statistics||BA, BS|
|Molecular Microbiology and Immunology||BS|
|Nutrition - Dietetics||BS|
|Nutrition - Nutritional Science||BS|
|Secondary Education||BA, BS|
|Secondary Education: Spanish||BA|
|Social Studies (Education)||BA, BS|
|Wildlife Ecology and Conservation||BS|
WUE status must be awarded at the time of admission.
For new freshmen:
The following academic criteria must be met for WUE consideration for new freshmen: Students must have a minimum weighted 3.00 high school Academic GPA in the following required core classes: 4 years English; 3 years math (Algebra I or higher); 3 years of natural sciences; 3 years of social sciences and must have a minimum 22 ACT composite score or 1,100 SAT score combined critical reading and math only. Test scores must be from the same administration/sitting. In order to be considered for WUE status, students must submit a completed application to the University by February 1st for fall. WUE eligible freshmen are those recent high school graduates who have completed no college-level work after the summer immediately following their high school graduation and admission to the University. WUE freshmen must live on campus in University housing for the first year. Other conditions may apply.
For new transfer students:
New transfer students may be eligible for WUE. Students must complete 24 transferable credits from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution within a WUE state and have a 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA (from all institutions). To be considered for WUE status, students must submit a completed application to the University by July 15th for fall and January 5th for spring.
For all students:
The program is available to students in all majors, but is limited to 4 years for all students. Student must stay in good academic standing and have continuous enrollment to maintain WUE. WUE requirements are subject to change.Contact Information
Office of Admissions