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University of Nevada, Reno

School of Community Health Sciences

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / School of Community Health Sciences is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Nursing (MPH/MSN)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or DAT
Thesis Optional
Culminating experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or DAT
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
13
Accepted
9
Enrolled
65%

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 April 15th April 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or DAT
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

34
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomechanics and basic fundamentals of skiing, social psychology in sports and recreation, fitness and aging, elementary physical education, body fat evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
545,156

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Melanie Minarik
Graduate Program Director
Email: mminarik@unr.edu
Phone: 775-682-7100

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