The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

University of Nevada-Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno is a public research university committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Founded in 1874 as Nevada’s land-grant university, the University serves nearly 22,000 students. The University is a comprehensive doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. More than $800 million has been invested campuswide in advanced laboratories, residence halls and facilities since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, as well as statewide outreach programs including University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory. The University is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to student success, world-improving research and outreach benefiting Nevada’s communities and businesses, the University has impact across the state and around the world. For more information, visit www.unr.edu. Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing places of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race or religion. For more information, visit www.unr.edu.

Fall 2014 First-time Full-time Cohort

6-year outcomes for undergraduate bachelor’s-seeking students as of 2020

First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 3,332

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61%
9%
4%
8%
18%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
56%
7%
9%
10%
18%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
37%
4%
31%
13%
15%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Nevada-Reno in the Fall of 2014. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Nevada-Reno | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
 
2014-15
 
2015-16
 
2016-17
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2017-18
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2018-19
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2019-20
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Bachelor's degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 2% 37% 56% 61%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 2% 37% 56% 61%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 5% 6%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 2% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 4% 7% 9%
Enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno 98% 81% 70% 31% 9% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 7% 7% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 5% 8% 6% 4% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 10% 15% 13% 10% 8%
Current Status Unknown 1% 8% 11% 15% 18% 18%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 941

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60%
9%
1%
3%
27%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
55%
7%
7%
4%
27%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
13%
3%
57%
5%
22%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Nevada-Reno in the Fall of 2014. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Nevada-Reno | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
 
2014-15
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2015-16
 
2016-17
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2017-18
 
2018-19
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2019-20
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Bachelor's degree from University of Nevada-Reno 1% 13% 41% 55% 59% 60%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Nevada-Reno 1% 13% 41% 55% 59% 60%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 1% 4% 5% 6% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 3% 6% 7% 8% 9%
Enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno 94% 57% 23% 7% 3% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 3% 4% 3% 2% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 5% 6% 4% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 2% 22% 24% 27% 26% 27%
First-Time Part-Time

First-Time Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 57

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40%
13%
9%
38%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
36%
7%
4%
13%
40%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
33%
7%
5%
20%
35%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Nevada-Reno in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Nevada-Reno | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2020
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
 
2016-17
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2017-18
 
2018-19
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2019-20
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Bachelor's degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 2% 7% 25% 33% 35% 36% 38% 40%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 2% 7% 25% 33% 35% 36% 38% 40%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 4% 5% 5% 7% 11%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 2% 2% 4% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 2% 2% 4% 5% 7% 7% 7% 9% 13%
Enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno 71% 47% 42% 36% 18% 5% 5% 4% 2% 0%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 2% 5% 9% 9% 5% 7% 7% 11% 7% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 3% 15% 15% 16% 6% 13% 8% 2% 2% 5%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
5% 20% 24% 25% 11% 20% 15% 13% 9% 9%
Current Status Unknown 22% 31% 30% 28% 41% 35% 38% 40% 42% 38%
Part-Time Transfer

Part-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 325

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51%
21%
1%
2%
25%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
50%
18%
2%
7%
23%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
48%
18%
3%
8%
23%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Nevada-Reno in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Nevada-Reno and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Nevada-Reno | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Part-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2020
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
 
2016-17
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2017-18
 
2018-19
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2019-20
+ view details
Bachelor's degree from University of Nevada-Reno 1% 8% 25% 36% 43% 48% 49% 50% 50% 51%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Nevada-Reno 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Nevada-Reno 1% 8% 25% 36% 43% 48% 49% 50% 50% 51%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 3% 4% 6% 9% 10% 11% 12% 13% 14%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 11% 3% 6% 7% 6% 8% 8% 6% 7% 7%
= Total Graduated from another institution 12% 6% 10% 13% 15% 18% 19% 18% 20% 21%
Enrolled at University of Nevada-Reno 78% 54% 32% 17% 8% 3% 3% 2% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 3% 7% 4% 5% 3% 4% 2% 3% 2% 0%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 2% 7% 6% 5% 4% 4% 1% 4% 1% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
5% 14% 10% 10% 7% 8% 3% 7% 3% 2%
Current Status Unknown 4% 18% 23% 24% 27% 23% 26% 23% 26% 25%