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University of Nevada, Reno

School of Social Work

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / School of Social Work is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
36
Accepted
31
Enrolled
75%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, statistics course

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
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.89%
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.43%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy practice, poverty, women's issues, race and diversity, vulnerable family, social justice, social change, diversity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Chandler
Graduate Program Director
Email: chandlere@unr.edu
Phone: 775-682-6542

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