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Department of Educational Psychology and Higher Education College of Education University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Public
  • Urban
  • 68%32%
    student ratio
  • 164
    total students
  • $4,752 | $18,662
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 79%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Educational Leadership Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Higher Education Leadership Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Educational Psychology Specialist in Education (Ed S)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Educational Leadership-Executive Doctor of Education (Ed D)
    • Learning And Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctor of Philosophy/Juris Doctor (PhD/JD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 62
    • Doctoral Degrees 36
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 12
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Required and Required


79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 62
    • Accepted 49
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT or GRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing exam
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,752
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,662
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Full-time Percentage36%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian39%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races36%
    • Unknown4%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInnovation and change in educational settings; educational policy, finance, and marketing; psycho-educational assessment; student retention, persistence, development, language, and culture; statistical modeling, program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research methods
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$241,709

Location & Contact

Department of Educational Psychology and Higher Education

College of Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 453002
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3002
United States

Dr. LeAnn Putney


Phone: 702-895-4879
Fax: 702-895-3492

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