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William F. Harrah College of Hospitality

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / William F. Harrah College of Hospitality is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hospitality administration
Master of Science (MS) Hotel administration
Master of Hospitality Administration (MHA) Hospitality administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Thesis Required for some
Professional paper, oral examination
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
66
Accepted
32
Enrolled
50%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75; minimum of one year of full-time work experience; brief essay; 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation

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

96
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.21%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.04%
Two or more races 5.21%
Unknown 10.42%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marketing, human resources, financial analysis, tourism, gaming
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
127,492

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 456013
Las Vegas, NV  89154-6013
United States
Contact Dr. Stowe Shoemaker
Dean
Email: stowe.shoemaker@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3308
Fax: 702-895-4109

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