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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Economics

Las Vegas, NV

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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 (MA) Applied economics
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS) Economics/mathematical science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
85%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th May 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 35%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 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:
539

Location & Contact

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

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