Program in Biochemistry College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Biochemistry College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
29
total students
$2,219
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 27
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 & Fees$2,219
    • *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, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCancer research, insect biochemistry, plant biochemistry, enzymology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,008,354

Location & Contact

Program in Biochemistry

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources
University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89557
United States

Dr. John Cushman

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 775-784-6031
Email: jcushman@unr.edu

Mrs. Michele Sandberg

Application Contact

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


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