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University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Biotechnology

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Program in Biotechnology is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
100%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 30%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 0
Male (26)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer biology, plant virology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. David Shintani
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 775-784-4631