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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science/Master of Science (MS/MS)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53
Doctoral Degrees 14
Other Advanced Degrees 3

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
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

208
Applied
141
Accepted
73
Enrolled
68%

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
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

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

264
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.58%
Black or African American 2.27%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 6.44%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 4
Male (50)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Batteries, big data, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering, water resources, security, renewable energy, transportation, unmanned aerial system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,038,914

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454005
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4005
United States
Contact Dr. Rama Venkat
Dean
Email: rama.venkat@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3699
Fax: 702-895-4059