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College application process by student type

We're looking forward to welcoming you to our dynamic campus filled with opportunities for all students.


Enrolling in college for the first time? Schedule a campus visit, review admission requirements and learn how to apply for financial aid.


Learn how to apply when you're coming to the Ƶ from another university or community college.


Review visa and English language requirements to live and study in Reno-Tahoe at the Ƶ.


Interested in a graduate education at a top Carnegie® research institution? Admissions requirements and deadlines can vary by program.

Grad Special

Curious about graduate school but not ready to apply? Enrolling as a graduate special will allow you to take classes before committing to a program.

Collegiate Academy

Complete college classes at your high school through the Collegiate Academy

School of Medicine

Starting the journey to becoming a doctor? Learn about the admissions process for the Ƶ School of Medicine.

Returning Student

If you're a student who previously attended the University and are looking to return, we're excited you're considering finishing your academic program with us.

Military and veterans

Veteran Services can answer your VA educational benefit and entitlement questions.

Common App

The University is a member of Common App and also accepts applications from first-year students via the .

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Participating WUE states

Want a $13,000 scholarship?

When you apply, you're automatically considered for a Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) tuition scholarship—no separate application required.

Participating states/regions include the following: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, the territory of Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Do you qualify for a WUE scholarship?

Welcome to Nevada

Join a diverse community from the world and pursue your academic passions to prepare for career success.

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List of links for scholarships, campus tours and admissions counselors

From Opportunity U: The Nevada Admissions Blog

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Early Decision vs. Early Action: What's the difference?

Learn the difference between early decision and early action and find out what it means for you.

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Are you ready for college classes?

Confused about which classes to take your first year? Find out how the University determines English and math placement for incoming students.

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6 things all high school seniors should know

You are 12 months away from starting college. Find out the six things you should be doing now to be ready for college next fall.

Admissions questions? Contact us.

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