Profile Data from 2013
145x97
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1049
  • Program Enrollment
    1,897
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada 89557, United States
Website

About College of Business

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Undergraduate programs include Accounting, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Finance, International Business, General Business and Economics. The College received a gift from the Sontag Foundation to start a business plan competition that provides an annual prize in the amount of $50,000 to the best student business plan. The College has a partnership with 10 major corporations in Nevada providing internships and employment opportunities to business students.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    82%
  • Yield
    45%
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1956

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About University of Nevada, Reno

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
82% University of Nevada, Reno 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1040
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 3.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1040
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 3.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
7753% 7,753
82% 82
45% 45
82% School Selectivity
45% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT/ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
0% 0.0
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 71
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Sierra Nevada Corporation
Top Employer
  • Excel
  • Target
  • Enterprise
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
70% Graduates seeking full-time employment
30% Graduates not seeking employment
0% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Microsoft Licensing 30
  • Target 6
  • Enterprise 4
  • IGT 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 80
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career Connections hosts two major career fairs a year, which give students the opportunity to meet and network with regional employers. Career Connections also manages a number of smaller ongoing events that include forums, discussion groups and interview practice sessions. Services are provided related to interview skills, career exploration, resume writing, career research, assistance to international students and volunteer opportunities.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$11,300
Total Yearly Cost
  • Expenses $11,300
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$18,255
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $6,955
  • Expenses $11,300
33% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 33%
  • Merit 67%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.unr.edu/financial-aid
Scholarships
$976,945
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$230,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy Yes
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year 12,500

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
67% 62
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
69% 40
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Economics; International Business
More Information
Business Program Classes
40 Average number of students in non-business required electives
70 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2008
Degrees Offered
  • BS - Accounting
  • BS - Information Systems
  • BS - Economics; BA - Economics
  • BS - Finance
  • BS - Marketing
  • BS - Management
  • BS - International Business
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
89% 89
50% 50
Prominent Faculty
  • Sonja Pippin

    Accounting

  • Thomas Cargill

    Economics

  • William Kuechler

    Information Systems

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Study abroad opportunities are available through the College of Business Summer Study programs to Toronto, New York and London; as well as through the University Studies Abroad Consortium which offers 41 program locations in 26 countries.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

Students

11% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 12% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1140 75th Percentile Score on SAT 25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
65% 65
Hispanic
17% 17
Asian American
6% 6
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
96%
1%
1%
1%
%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
18 Average age of full-time students
79% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
19% 19
41% 41

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 8,806
Alumni Donations
$674 Average Gift $100,000 Largest Gift

Anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Colin Kaepernick

    Quarterback, San Francisco 49ers

  • Bernard Kwok

    Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan Geography, Symantec

  • Hera Siu

    President of Operations, SAP