Las Vegas, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
74
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 125
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 12
  • 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 December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General and Subject Tests, 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSchool 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

Department of Psychology

College of Liberal Arts
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 455030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030
United States

Dr. Christopher Kearney

Chair/Professor

Phone: 702-895-0183
Fax: 702-895-0195
Email: chris.kearney@unlv.edu

Dr. Jennifer Rennels

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 702-895-0648
Fax: 702-895-0195
Email: jennifer.rennels@unlv.edu


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