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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

William S. Boyd School of Law

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / William S. Boyd School of Law is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Laws (LL M) Gaming law and regulation
Juris Doctor (JD) Law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 121

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

947
Applied
258
Accepted
130
Enrolled
27%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$81,136
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

444
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.47%
Black or African American 7.43%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 4.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.5%
Unknown 4.5%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

92
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 53
Male (50)
Female (42)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health law, workplace law, conflict/dispute resolution, immigration, intellectual property
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
94,695

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 451003
Las Vegas, NV  89154-1003
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel W. Hamilton
Dean
Email: daniel.hamilton@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-1876
Fax: 702-895-1095

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