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University of Nevada, Reno

Location: Reno, Nevada

Founded: 1874

ORAU Member since: 1997

Member Councilor: Mridul Gautam

Enrollment: 21,353 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The University of Nevada, Reno:

  • Prepares graduates to compete in a global environment through teaching and learning in high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professions in agriculture, medicine, engineering, health care, education, journalism, and business;
  • Creates new knowledge through basic and applied research, scholarship, and artistry, in strategically selected fields relevant to Nevada and the wider world;
  • Improves economic and social development by engaging Nevada’s citizens, communities, and governments; and
  • Respects and seeks to reflect the gender, ethnic, cultural, and ability/disability diversity of the citizens of Nevada in its academic and support programs, and in the composition of its faculty, administration, staff, and student body.

Website: University of Nevada, Reno

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