The College of Engineering at University of Nevada–Reno

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Melisa Choroszy
Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) February 1
Application fee (international students) $95

The College of Engineering at University of Nevada--Reno

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 264
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 121
Overall acceptance rate 45.8% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 490 verbal
691 quantitative
3.86 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 411 verbal
740 quantitative
3.04 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 500 paper test
61 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​bme
(775) 784-6927
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​cme
(775) 784-6771
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​cee
(775) 784-6937
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​cse.​unr.​edu
(775) 784-6974
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cse.​unr.​edu
(775) 784-6974
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​ebme
(775) 784-6927
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​ebme
(775) 784-6927
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​cee
(775) 784-6937
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​cme
(775) 784-6771
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​unr.​edu/​me
(775) 784-6931
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 326
Master’s (full-time) 117
Master’s (part-time) 82
Ph.D. (full-time) 86
Ph.D. (part-time) 41

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 92
Total master’s graduates 77
International master’s graduates 41.6%
Minority master’s graduates 14.3%
Female master’s graduates 18.2%
Total Ph.D. graduates 15
International Ph.D. graduates 80.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 26.7%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 6 5.5%
Chemical 9 3.7%
Civil 22 14.4%
Computer engineering 13 14.7%
Computer science 18 16.3%
Electrical 10 10.4%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 0%
Environmental 5 16.6%
Materials 5 6.7%
Mechanical 20 11.7%
Mining 0 0%
Other 1 0%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 59
Part-time faculty 32
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $15,072,641
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 59

Engineering School Ranking

#137 Best Engineering Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#47 in Civil
#65 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#109 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 16
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.0
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Overall acceptance rate 45.8% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 710
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.5:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 15
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $15,072,641
Research expenditures per faculty member $251,210
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 326

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 326

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 203
Minority students 10.3%
International students 52.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 123
Minority students 22.0%
International students 23.6%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Sandra Guidry
Financial aid phone (775) 682-8097

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $277 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $1,032 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $277 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $446 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $900 per year
Room and board $13,000
Books and supplies $1,600
Miscellaneous expenses $3,800

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 49
Research assistants 137
Other appointments 0

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