Department of Sociology College of Liberal Arts University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Sociology College of Liberal Arts University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
49
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
72%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 January 31st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUrban and community studies, political sociology and social movements, health and environment, culture, social psychology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$136,323

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

College of Liberal Arts
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 455033
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5003
United States

Dr. Robert Futrell

Chair/Professor

Phone: 702-895-0270
Fax: 702-895-4800
Email: robert.futrell@unlv.edu

Graduate College Admissions Evaluator

Phone: 702-895-3320
Fax: 702-895-4180
Email: gradcollege@unlv.edu


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