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University of Nevada, Reno

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Address: 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557-0042
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UNR a great place to study!

The University is a beautiful property. It has historical and new architecture. The grounds are beautiful especially in the area called the Quad. I had the privilege of being a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fallon, Nevada
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Fallon, Nevada
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The University is a beautiful property. It has historical and new architecture. The grounds are beautiful especially in the area called the Quad. I had the privilege of being a student there and am a proud alumni.

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been through Reno many times, but have never visited the University of Nevada, Reno before. I was impressed by the modern features of the University. We had meetings at the Student Union Building which was a great facility for a meeting.

Thank Lou5881
Reno, Nevada
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nicely laid out campus to visit and walkthru. Lots of greenery with a blend of the 1900s to modern day.

Thank mmaskaly
Reno, Nevada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wow this campus is modern meets traditional quad meets romantic rose garden. The student union has fabulous restaurants and a two story bookstore. There is always something happening on campus including art, lectures, performances and TED talks. There is a shuttle to help with access both during the day and for evening events. Great basketball for both men and women,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Delivered my grandson for the fall 2016 semester as a freshman. Easy application for admissions as they helped us get FASFA/under special needs/no parental support. Multiple selections of subjects to enroll. Dorms across the campus on one major block Very organized welcoming committee to settle new students in. Meal packages available to include selected diners right outside of school/dorm facilities.... More 

Thank hata1014
carmel highlands ca
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I accidentally ran into the University of Nevada, and it was a beautiufl surprise! The buildings are beautiful and breathtaking. It makes me want to go back to school

Thank MSevle
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This university is a class act from the time you arrive until it's time to leave. Although my son was accepted at a few university's--he definitely picked the best one. We fully understand why our son loves it so much!

Thank Sonia K
Eastern Sierra, CA
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

UNR has been expanding programs and offerings over the past decade. New buildings are in progress, planned or recently opened. There are plenty of opportunities for students with well-known programs in journalism, engineering and Nevada's only medical school. It is a lovely campus on the edge of a burgeoning city.

Thank terere2
San Jose, California
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

My daughter started attending in June 2016, and I took some time to explore the campus before all the students arrived. It is much more lovely than it seems. Located super close to downtown Reno, but worlds away in look and feel. Gorgeous grounds. Interesting architecture and new buildings being built constantly. Modern meets traditional. Great pond and quad area... More 

Thank itsbean13
Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

the campus at UNR is so beautiful with all the old buildings and amazing trees not to mention the variety of courses you can take while attending. If you don't want to take classes their it is still worth wondering around and gaze

Thank Scrotto

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