Shorelight and the University of Nevada, Reno Announce Nevada Global

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By Shorelight Team
Published on May 17, 2023

The University of Nevada, Reno offers exceptional academic and research opportunities and is classified as an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

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Shorelight and the University of Nevada, Reno today announced the launch of Nevada Global, a joint collaboration that will operate international admissions for the University and connect international undergraduate and graduate students with unparalleled academic and research opportunities.

Nevada Global will help the University recruit international students worldwide and bolster retention by delivering comprehensive support services designed to assist students through every step of their US education journey. Students will benefit from application and enrollment support, visa preparation, academic and English-language assistance, and social support services to help them acclimate to campus life.

As a Nevada land-grant university founded in 1874, 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. Additionally, it has attained the prestigious “Carnegie Engaged” classification, reflecting its student and institutional impact on civic engagement and service fostered by extensive community and statewide collaborations.

“We are thrilled to connect the top international students across the globe with the University of Nevada, Reno, where students will have access to exceptional academic and research programs,” said Shorelight CEO Tom Dretler. “Our team is dedicated to delivering comprehensive support services to ensure international students at the University excel academically and professionally throughout their educational journey in the United States.”

“We are excited to partner with Shorelight to welcome more international students to our top-rated research institution where they will receive a stellar education and unique campus experience,” said Jeff Thompson, Executive Vice President and Provost at The University of Nevada, Reno. “In turn, we know international students will bring new and diverse perspectives to campus that will drive learning and innovation to benefit all students, our university, and community.”

The University of Nevada, Reno has a long history of welcoming international students to its campus and is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment. With the addition of Shorelight’s expertise and resources, international students at the University of Nevada, Reno can take full advantage of all the University offers.

Shorelight’s collaboration with the University broadens its network of schools in the Western United States, ensuring that Shorelight students have access to top-tier institutions in every region.