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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Psychology

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General and Subject Tests
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
26
Accepted
12
Enrolled
21%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General and Subject Tests
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.2 or master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5; 3 recommendation letters; statement of purpose; interview

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

74
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.51%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.05%
Unknown 4.05%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (12)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School absenteeism and selective autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, biomarkers for dementia and mental disorders, infant cognition and development, affective and cognitive neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,334,717

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455030
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5030
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Kearney
Chair/Professor
Email: chris.kearney@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-0183
Fax: 702-895-0195

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