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University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Biochemistry

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Program in Biochemistry is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
33%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer research, insect biochemistry, plant biochemistry, enzymology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,008,354

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. John Cushman
Graduate Program Director
Email: jcushman@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-6031

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