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University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Materials Science and Engineering

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Program in Materials Science and Engineering 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
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
28
Accepted
9
Enrolled
82%

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 March 15th March 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

25
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hydrometallurgy, applied surface chemistry, mineral processing, mineral bioprocessing, ceramics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Katherine Qizhan Li
Graduate Program Director
Email: qizhenl@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4507

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