The University of Nevada, Reno is the first university in Nevada and one of the finest teaching and research institutions in the country.UNR is world-renowned for its engineering programs especially in civil engineering.The School of Medicine along with the School of Journalism are also highly regarded nationally.The university offers a wide range of bachelor, graduate, and doctoral programs.UNR is a tier 1 institute offering the classic college experience while at the same time being very affordable (up to 80% less than other similar universities).UNR competes in the top level of collegiate athletics and also has many different clubs as well as an active fraternity and sorority system for students to participate in
The University of Nevada, Reno is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range which bisects northern California and Nevada. Reno is informally known as “The Biggest Little City in the World” and along with the town of Sparks offers a wealth of cultural attractions nearby including concert venues,museums, fine restaurants and art galleries.30 minutes away is beautiful Lake Tahoe which is one of the most scenic spots in the USA. Winter sports are world-class and the area even hosted the Winter Olympics previously. During the summer, the lake is equally as popular with people coming to enjoy the swimming,fishing, hiking, and biking opportunities. There are also many other parks near to Reno where students can enjoy outdoor activities year-round.