What will I learn?

The faculty and staff at the Reynolds School of Journalism help you turn your passion for storytelling into careers in news, broadcasting and documentary, advertising and public relations, Spanish-language media, media studies and visual communication.

You will learn to balance enduring values of fair and ethical communication with emerging practices and new technologies. You will prepare for the professional world with experiential learning in the school’s own production centers and agencies as well as with its media partners.

You will go on to make a difference in your community and across the world through the stories you tell and the causes you support.

Journalism course requirements

  • 39 credits minimum.
  • 12 of the 39 journalism credits in 400-level classes.

The 120 credits must also conform to the following:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Journalism GPA of 2.5
  • 40 credits in classes numbered 300 or higher
  • 60 credits acquired at a four-year institution
  • 30 credits in residence at UNR

Which department am I in?

Reynolds School of Journalism

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$22,922.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

Reynolds School of Journalism

1664 N. Virginia St,

RENO,

Nevada,

89557, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school (GED certificate may not be used for admission).

For international students

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school. You must have a 3.0 weighted GPA in the academic core courses in order to be admitted to the University of Nevada, Reno.

Students are exempt from taking the test if they meet one of the following conditions: TOEFL score of 100 (internet-based test) or higher, 600 (paper-based test) or higher; IELTS score of 8 or higher; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score of 80.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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