116
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Behavior analysis
Master of Arts (MA) Cognitive brain science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavior analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive brain science
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

202
Applied
37
Accepted
23
Enrolled
18%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

116
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.72%
Black or African American 0.86%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.76%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (0)
Male (13)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive psychology, social psychological theory, animal and human intelligence, psychotherapy outcome, perception
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,531,502

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Victoria Follette
Chair
Email: vmf@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-6828