|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into University of Nevada-Reno and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Nevada for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,996 out of 9,064 applicants were admitted making University of Nevada Reno an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. University of Nevada Reno typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Nevada Reno is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Nevada Reno?
University of Nevada Reno typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Nevada for highest average SAT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1180 to 1290||Avg +||88%-93%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg -||81%-88%|
|960 to 1070||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 960||Low||<72%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Nevada-Reno?
Admission data indicates that University of Nevada-Reno regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Nevada for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Nevada Reno.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>93%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||88%-93%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||83%-88%|
|19 to 21||Reach||76%-83%|
|Less than 19||Low||<76%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Nevada Reno?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into University of Nevada-Reno. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Nevada Reno was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Nevada for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Nevada-Reno accepts 88% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
55% of University of Nevada Reno freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||23%|
|Top 25% of class||55%|
|Top 50% of class||87%|
|Bottom 50% of class||13%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||45%||44%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 7, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Nevada Reno is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Nevada Reno and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182290 IPEDS survey data for University of Nevada Reno.
49% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Nevada-Reno. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
88% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Nevada-Reno. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1290. 49% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.