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

  • Las Vegas, NV
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 38
    total students
  • $4,752 | $18,662
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 50%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 6
    • 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

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$4,752
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,662
    • International student tuition$18,952
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$532.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino18%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander3%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

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

Chair

Phone: 702-895-3399
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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