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University of Nevada-Reno Tuition & Cost

Reno, Nevada

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Nevada Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for University of Nevada Reno
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,044
Room and Board $11,960
Other Expenses Budget$4,370
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for University of Nevada Reno
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,044
Room and Board $11,960
Other Expenses Budget$4,370

Residents of Nevada pay an annual total price of $25,664 to attend University of Nevada Reno on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,990 for tuition, $11,960 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $1,044 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,716 which is 58.7% higher than Nevada residents. The tuition charge is $22,042 while room and board is $11,960, books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $1,044.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Nevada Reno when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income University of Nevada Reno
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,587
$30,001 to $48,000$12,716
$48,001 to $75,000$14,947
$75,001 to $110,000$18,336

The average reported annual net price for University of Nevada Reno for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,253 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

79% of full-time undergrad University of Nevada Reno received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,443 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 38% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,101 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,860.

Finanical Aid University of Nevada Reno
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,443 79%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,970 50%
Pell Grants $4,621 27%
Other Federal Grants $1,578 4%
State and Local Grants $3,232 71%
Federal Student Loans $5,101 38%
Other Student Loans $9,860 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Nevada Reno, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $56,508. The loan balance of $56,508 is a four year multiple of the $14,127 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $539 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $56,508
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $539.15
Total Interest Paid $8,189.84
Sum of All Loan Payments $64,697.84

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Nevada Residents Non Residents
1 $25,664 $40,716
2 $26,776 $42,481
3 $27,937 $44,322
4 $29,148 $46,243

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Nevada Reno to be $102,656 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Nevada Reno
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nevada Residents $247 $741 $988
Out of State Residents $504 $1,512 $2,016

Estimated cost for a class at University of Nevada Reno based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Nevada Reno versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Nevada Reno Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182290 IPEDS survey data for University of Nevada Reno.