Las Vegas, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
74%
26%
student ratio
27
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
48%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Criminology And Criminal Justice Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Criminal Justice Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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 Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral examination
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 April 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose; bachelor's degree; 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 153 for Quantitative, 155 for Verbal, and 4.5 for Analytical Writing), 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; personal 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 Students27
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander4%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student19%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdministration of justice, corrections, criminological theory, policing, sociology of law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$302,839

Location & Contact

Department of Criminal Justice

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 455009
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5009
United States

Dr. Joel Lieberman

Chair/Associate Professor

Phone: 702-895-0249
Fax: 702-895-0252
Email: joel.lieberman@unlv.edu

Dr. Tamara Madensen

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 702-895-5903
Fax: 702-895-0252
Email: tamara.madensen@unlv.edu


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