University of Nevada--Reno Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of Nevada--Reno is 27:1, and the school has 34.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Nevada--Reno include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 27:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 14%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Social Sciences 12%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8%
Engineering 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - other, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs BS/MS in Biotechnology
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 6%
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 58%
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 17%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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