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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Mathematical Sciences is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in the top 35% of the quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
54%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; 2 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score in the top 35% of the quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree/master's degree; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.54%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Scientific computing, computer simulation, numerical analysis for differential equations; partial differential equations; mathematical logic, foundations of mathematics, set theory, large cardinals; statistics, biostatistics, statistical computing; number theory, arithmetic geometry, algebraic geometry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,200

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454020
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4020
United States
Contact Dr. Zhijian Wu
Chair/Professor
Email: math.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-1618
Fax: 702-895-4343

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