University of Nevada-Reno Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of Nevada Reno
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of Nevada-Reno? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 8,208 out of 10,454 applicants or 79% 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. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of Nevada Reno
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for University of Nevada Reno
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1260
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Nevada Reno?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 945. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1155 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Nevada Reno admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >86%
1155 to 1260 Avg + 79%-86%
1050 to 1155 Avg - 69%-79%
945 to 1050 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 945 Low <57%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of Nevada Reno
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Nevada Reno
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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. 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. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Nevada Reno.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Nevada Reno admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >88%
23 to 26 Avg + 79%-88%
21 to 23 Avg - 71%-79%
19 to 21 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 19 Low <62%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Nevada Reno has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

University of Nevada Reno admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,227 4,311 10,454
Accepted 4,545 3,663 8,208
Acceptance Rate 87% 85% 79%
Enrolled 2,028 1,823 3,851
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 50% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Nevada Reno and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Nevada Reno Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Nevada Reno
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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