50
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
41%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 14%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (2)
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biodiversity, evolution, and ecology; bioinformatics and quantitative biology; cell, developmental and molecular biology; environmental and medical microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,540,040

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454004
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4004
United States
Contact Dr. Donald Price
Director/Professor
Email: donald.price@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-2053
Fax: 702-895-3956