University of Nevada, Reno

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University of Nevada, Reno
Former names
State University of Nevada (1874–1881)
Nevada State University (1881–1906)
University of Nevada (1906–1969)
MottoOmnia Pro Patria (Latin)
Motto in English
All For Our Country
TypePublic
Flagship
Land-Grant
Space-grant
EstablishedOctober 12, 1874; 146 years ago (1874-10-12)
Parent institution
Nevada System of Higher Education
Academic affiliations
APLU
ORAU
Endowment$377.4 million (2019)[1]
PresidentMarc Johnson
ProvostKevin Carman
Academic staff
1,528
Students21,657[2]
Undergraduates17,930
Postgraduates3,025
Location, ,
United States

39°32′45″N 119°49′00″W / 39.54583°N 119.81667°W / 39.54583; -119.81667Coordinates: 39°32′45″N 119°49′00″W / 39.54583°N 119.81667°W / 39.54583; -119.81667
CampusUrban
ColorsBlue and Silver[3]
         
NicknameSagebrushers (1896–1923)
Wolf Pack (1923–present)
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IMountain West
MascotsAlphie, Wolfie Jr. and Luna
Websitewww.unr.edu
University of Nevada, Reno logo.svg
University of Nevada Historic District
University of Nevada, Reno is located in Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno
LocationVirginia Street, Reno, Nevada
Area290 acres (117.4 ha) (entire campus)
40 acres (16 ha) (historic district)
Built1906
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleLate 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Second Empire, Jeffersonian Revival
Added to NRHPFebruary 25, 1987

The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada, the University of Nevada, or UNR) is a public research university in Reno, Nevada. It was founded on October 12, 1874 in Elko, Nevada. It is a land grant institution in the state of Nevada.

It is home to the state's first medical school.[4]

According to the National Science Foundation, UNR spent $144 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 139th in the nation.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. As of June 30, 2020. "U.S. and Canadian 2019 NTSE Participating Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2019 Endowment Market Value, and Percentage Change in Market Value from FY18 to FY19 (Revised)". National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  2. "Annual Enrollment Comparisons by Fall and Spring Semester". Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  3. "Approved Colors". University of Nevada, Reno. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  4. "University of Nevada School of Medicine". Medicine.nevada.edu. Retrieved November 7, 2010.
  5. "Table 20. Higher education R&D expenditures, ranked by FY 2018 R&D expenditures: FYs 2009–18". ncsesdata.nsf.gov. National Science Foundation. Retrieved 26 July 2020.