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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Computer Science

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Computer Science is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Thesis Optional
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
37
Accepted
22
Enrolled
71%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75; 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5; 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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algorithms, computer graphics, databases and data mining, distributed systems and networks, big data analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
345,984

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454019
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4019
United States
Contact Dr. Laxmi Gewali
Chair/Professor
Email: laxmi.gewali@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-4028
Fax: 702-895-2639

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