20
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Economics is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
Master of Arts (MA) Applied economics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Thesis Optional
Oral defense of thesis; internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
15
Accepted
7
Enrolled
65%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (1)
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Labor economics/industrial organization; real estate economics; macroeconomics and credit markets; urban, regional and environmental economics; public finance/public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
52,500

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 456005
Las Vegas, NV  89154-6005
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff Waddoups
Chair/Professor
Email: jeffrey.waddoups@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3497
Fax: 702-895-1354