The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is the state’s historic land-grant institution (www.unr.edu). It serves approximately 21,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color. Ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report, UNR offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno boasts a rapidly-growing technology business sector and a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, and is the hub for world-class outdoor recreation areas. It is located 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe, three hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.