University General Course Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jun 02, 2020  
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Admission Information for International Students


The minimum academic requirements for international applicants are:

  1. Official evidence of enrollment towards, or completion of, an educational-level equivalent to graduation from an accredited, American high school with an academic grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, as verified by official transcripts and satisfactory test scores.
  2. Applicants with advanced standing must submit evidence of above-average achievement (2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale) in their college-level courses, and have at least 24 transferable courses.
  3. Graduate applicants must submit degree certification indicating equivalency to a U.S. bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  4. For an international student application and complete list of admission requirements, please contact Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) MS 074, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557. The office may also be reached by telephone: (775) 784-6874, fax, (775) 327-5845 or e-mail: international@unr.edu
  5. All new international students must report to the Office of International Students and Scholars with current visa documents. The OISS is located in the Fitzgerald Student Services Building, room 120 and may be reached by phone at (775) 784-6874 or via e-mail at international@unr.edu. Students must also report to the Intensive English Language Center (IELC) for the BRIDGE English placement test before registering. The center is located in Edmund J. Cain Hall, Room 220. To reach the office by phone, call (775) 784-6075. Based on the results of the test, the student may be required to take additional English language courses during the first semester on campus. Students will be given additional check-in procedures at the Office of International Students and Scholars.
  6. Please note that international students without the required TOEFL or IELTS score may also apply to study English at the Intensive English Language Center and may be eligible for a conditional acceptance. Please see the Intensive English Language Center (IELC)   section of this catalog for more information. NOTE: TOEFL scores are not required for international students from countries where English is the language of instruction and/or commerce.