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University of Nevada, Reno

College of Science

Reno , NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / College of Science 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)
Master of Arts in Teaching of Mathematics (MATM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51
Doctoral Degrees 13

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
86
Accepted
63
Enrolled
49%

Applying

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

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

215
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.79%
Black or African American 1.86%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.3%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

147
Total faculty
Full-time - 147
Part-time - 0
Male (122)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biology, physics, chemistry, earth science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,184,418

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff Thompson
Acting Dean
Email: thompsonj@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4591
Fax: 775-784-4592

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