1. What are the requirements for admission and how to apply?
To apply for a master's degree you need to have a bachelor's degree; For the Ph.D. you need to have a master's degree. Some departments also admit students with a bachelor's and very high GPAs directly into the Ph.D. program. For detailed information about admission requirements for each department in the College of Engineering, please visit the website.
For admissions, apply on the Graduate College Website. Pay an application fee and start the application online.
Once you apply, email the College of Engineering coordinator and let her know you have applied at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will help you follow up with graduate admissions.
2. What is the cost of tuition per year for international students?
International graduate students are required to be full-time while studying in the U.S. and are required to take a full load of courses, which at UNLV is a minimum of 9 credits a semester.
You can estimate your tuition cost. Choose graduate student, the semester of enrollment, and the number of credits (must be at least 9 credits).
Once admitted, you must provide a financial certification with funds sufficient to cover your tuition and living expenses.
3. What is the cost of living at the UNLV campus?
Graduate students can live on campus or off campus.
4. Do I need proof of English proficiency to participate in the program?
International students must provide proof of English proficiency. Various test types are accepted including TOEFL, iBT, IELTS, Michigan. Students from several English-speaking countries are exempt.
5. When does the Spring semester start?
Classes start in January.
6. When does the Fall semester start?
7. Are there assistantships for graduate students?
Yes, on a competitive basis. Students with very high GPA, TOEFL, and GRE scores can be awarded assistantships. If you are interested in assistantships, apply online when you apply for admission.