College of Sciences

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The College of Sciences offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees to approximately 3,000 students in various areas.

With more than 100 full-time faculty, the college has created a well-rounded curriculum by combining practical and empirical knowledge with scientific fundamentals and principles, which provides a solid foundation for a successful career in the sciences and other professional programs.

Hands-on Research

The research opportunities available to our students and faculty allow them to make inquiries and observations necessary for scientific discoveries. These discoveries are helping to protect and preserve Nevada and its citizens.

Great Facilities

Students have access to facilities, laboratories, research centers, and institutes on campus and throughout the country. This access enhances the classroom experience, fosters educational development, and builds relationships within the scientific community.

Community Service

Students participate in many programs that foster a positive relationship between the students of UNLV and members of the community.

Prepared for Life

The college offers programs in life sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, geoscience, mathematical sciences, physics and astronomy, and water management. It also offers guidance for students seeking professional careers in the medical, dental, chiropractic, and pharmaceutical fields.

The student-faculty relationship, hands-on research, and community service help ensure that students who graduate are prepared for whatever path they choose.