Reno, Nevada, the 'Biggest Little City in the World,' is a pleasant city with a larger-than-life entertainment scene. Business-friendly policies have attracted new industries such as high tech development and gaming technology. The up-and-coming economic climate and vibrant city center make Reno, Nevada a good choice for college and university graduates. Nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Reno also offers access to some of the nation's best skiing and rock climbing.
Reno's colleges and universities is the University of Nevada, Reno. The oldest university in the Nevada System of Higher Education, UNR offers a comprehensive education, with particularly strong programs in mining engineering, agriculture, and journalism. Truckee Meadows Community College, also a public state school, offers two-year associate degrees. Reno's other colleges and universities emphasize professional skills and career training.