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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Chemistry

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Chemistry is located in Reno, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
13
Accepted
9
Enrolled
25%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organic/inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical chemistry, physics, organometallic chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,902,378

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Sheridan
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 775-784-6041