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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College of Sciences

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / College of Sciences is located in Las Vegas, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

196
Applied
67
Accepted
39
Enrolled
34%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

232
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.76%
Black or African American 1.29%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.86%
Asian 7.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.88%
Unknown 7.33%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 75
Part-time - 4
Male (68)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials science, high pressure physics, astrophysics, evolutionary ecology, environmental microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,995,801

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454001
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4001
United States
Contact Dr. Javier Rodriguez
Associate Dean
Email: javier.rodriguez@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5551