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Department of Geoscience College of Science University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas, NV
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • $4,752 | $18,662
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 26%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geosciences Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 52
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,752
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,662
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian11%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races76%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPetrology, geochemistry and economic geology; climate and earth surface processes; structural geology and tectonics; sedimentary geology and paleontology; hydrogeologic and environmental science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$990,889

Location & Contact

Department of Geoscience

College of Science
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 454010
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
United States

Dr. Michael Wells

Chair/Professor

Phone: 702-895-0828
Fax: 702-895-4064
Email: michael.wells@unlv.edu

Graduate College Admissions Evaluator

Phone: 702-895-3320
Fax: 702-895-4180
Email: gradcollege@unlv.edu



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