University of Nevada, Reno


The University of Nevada, Reno was established in 1874 as the state's flagship, land-grant research institution.

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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)    
Accounting   BS    
Accounting/Information Systems   BS    
Agricultural Science   BS    
Anthropology   BA    
Applied Music   BA    
Art   BA    
Art History   BA    
Atmospheric Science   BS    
Biochemistry   BS    
Biological Sciences (Education)   BA, BS    
Biology   BS    
Biotechnology   BS    
Chemical Engineering   BS    
Chemistry   BS    
Civil Engineering   BS    
Communication Studies   BA    
Community Health Sciences   BS    
Computer and Information Engineering   BS    
Criminal Justice   BA    
Criminal Justice - Law and Justice   BA    
Ecohydrology   BS    
Economics   BA, BS    
Electrical Engineering   BS    
Engineering Physics   BS    
English   BA    
English (Education)   BA, BS    
English Language and Linguistics   BA    
English Literature   BA    
Environmental Engineering   BS    
Environmental Science   BS    
Finance   BS    
Forest Management and Ecology   BS    
French   BA    
General Business   BS    
General Studies   BA    
Geography   BA, BS    
Geological Engineering   BS    
Geology   BS    
Geophysics   BS    
History   BA    
Human Development and Family Studies   BS    
Hydrogeology   BS    
Information Systems   BS    
Integrated Elementary Education   BS    
International Affairs   BA    
International Business   BS    
Journalism   BA    
Management   BS    
Marketing   BA    
Materials Science and Engineering   BS    
Mathematics - Applied   BA, BS    
Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics   BA, BS    
Mathematics - Statistics   BA, BS    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    
Mining Engineering   BS    
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology   BS    
Music   BA    
Music Education   BS    
Neuroscience   BS    
Nursing   BS    
Nutrition - Dietetics   BS    
Nutrition - Nutritional Science   BS    
Philosophy   BS    
Physics   BS    
Political Science   BA    
Pre-Education   No Degree    
Pre-Nursing   No Degree    
Psychology   BA    
Secondary Education   BA, BS    
Secondary Education: Spanish   BA    
Social Studies (Education)   BA, BS    
Social Work   BA    
Sociology   BA    
Spanish   BA    
Speech Pathology   BS    
Theatre   BA    
Veterinary Science   BS    
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation   BS    
Women's Studies   BA    

Enrollment Information

WUE status must be awarded at the time of admission.

For new freshmen:

Please visit our admissions website at for the academic criteria for WUE consideration for new freshmen. Information for Fall 2016 admits will be available in September. 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 3.25 cumulative transfer GPA (from all institutions). To be considered for WUE status, students must submit a completed application to the University by July 1st 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
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 784-4700, Option 1
(866) 2NEVADA (263-8232)


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