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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College of Liberal Arts

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / College of Liberal Arts is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 23
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General and Subject Tests
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

394
Applied
106
Accepted
62
Enrolled
27%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General and Subject Tests
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement

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

Student Body

329
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.07%
Black or African American 3.04%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 3.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 6.08%
Unknown 6.38%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

107
Total faculty
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 8
Male (64)
Female (43)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical and experimental psychology; public sociology; politics and international relations; history of the Western U.S.; gender, ethnic, and critical race studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,644,731

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455001
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5001
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Heavey
Dean
Email: chris.heavey@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3401
Fax: 702-895-4097

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