Department of Biology College of Science University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Biology College of Science University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
15
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
16%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 12
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 2
  • 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 March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Full-time Percentage27%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGene expression, stress protein genes, secretory proteins, conservation biology, behavioral ecology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,310,531

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Science
University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89557
United States

Dr. Steve Vander Wall

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 775-784-6583
Email: sv@unr.nevada.edu

Mrs. Michele Sandberg

Application Contact

Phone: 775-784-7026
Fax: 775-784-6064
Email: gradschool@unr.edu


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