Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

University of Nevada - Reno

Find Schools Near

University of Nevada - Reno BS in Engineering

Engineering is a program of study at University of Nevada - Reno. The school offers a bachelor’s degree in the area. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in engineering, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

If there’s something special you’re looking for, you can use one of the links below to find it:

Rankings for the UNR BS in Engineering

#231 in the U.S
#1 in Nevada

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at UNR was ranked #231 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #1 in Nevada.

Here are some of the other rankings for UNR.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 84
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 101
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 104
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 105
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 121
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 148
Best Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 148
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 150
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 151
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 185
Best Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 185
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 187
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 211
Best Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 211
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 231
Best Engineering Schools 231

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Engineering from UNR Cost?

$8,695 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

UNR Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at UNR was $530 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $263 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $7,901 $23,554
Fees $794 $794
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300
On Campus Room and Board $12,216 $12,216
On Campus Other Expenses $4,370 $4,370

Learn more about UNR tuition and fees.

Does UNR Offer an Online BS in Engineering?

Online degrees for the UNR engineering bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UNR Online Learning page.

UNR Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Engineering

478 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
18.0% Women
34.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 478 bachelor’s degrees in engineering handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in engineering in 2019-2020, 18.0% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 23.9%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 34.7% of the engineering bachelor’s degrees at UNR in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 31%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 37
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 82
Native American or Alaska Native 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
White 298
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 42

BS in Engineering Focus Areas at UNR

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 6
Chemical Engineering 26
Civil Engineering 92
Computer Engineering 103
Electrical Engineering 44


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You