University of Nevada, Reno facts for kids
|State University of Nevada (1874–1881)
Nevada State University (1881–1906)
University of Nevada (1906–1969)
|Motto||Omnia Pro Patria (Latin)|
Motto in English
|All For Our Country|
|Established||October 12, 1874|
|Nevada System of Higher Education|
|Endowment||$377.4 million (2019)|
|Colors||Blue and Silver
Wolf Pack (1923–present)
|NCAA Division I – Mountain West|
|Mascots||Alphie, Wolfie Jr. and Luna|
University of Nevada Historic District
|Location||Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada|
|Area||290 acres (117.4 ha) (entire campus)
40 acres (16 ha) (historic district)
|Architectural style||Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Second Empire, Jeffersonian Revival|
|Added to NRHP||February 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.
According to the National Science Foundation, UNR spent $144 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 139th in the nation.
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