School of Life Sciences College of Science University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Life Sciences College of Science University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
40
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmental and medical microbiology; biodiversity, evolution, and ecological sustainability; cell and molecular biology; integrative physiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,671,049

Location & Contact

School of Life Sciences

College of Science
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 454004
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004
United States

Dr. Dennis Bazylinski

Director/ Professor

Phone: 702-895-2053
Fax: 702-895-3956
Email: dennis.bazylinski@unlv.edu

Graduate College Admissions Evaluator

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


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