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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Dental Medicine

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / School of Dental Medicine is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Oral biology
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Dental surgery
(Certificate) Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Dental medicine

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 75
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,754
Applied
120
Accepted
88
Enrolled
7%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam DAT

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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

356
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.46%
Black or African American 0.84%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.56%
Asian 19.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.56%
Two or more races 4.78%
Unknown 37.08%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

124
Total faculty
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 57
Male (79)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: HPV, oral cancer, flouridtion, microbiology, virology in oral infectious disease, oral-systemic linkages to periodontal disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
941,448

Location & Contact

Address 1001 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV  89106
United States
Contact Dr. Christine C. Ancajas
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs
Email: christine.ancajas@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-774-2522
Fax: 702-774-2521

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