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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College of Education

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / College of Education is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
(Advanced Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Doctor of Philosophy/Juris Doctor (PhD/JD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 390
Doctoral Degrees 30
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

582
Applied
462
Accepted
379
Enrolled
79%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

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

1,236
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.69%
Black or African American 10.6%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 4.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.49%
Two or more races 6.15%
Unknown 7.93%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

117
Total faculty
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 50
Male (42)
Female (75)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Technology integration in general and special education, assessment of behavioral and emotional disorders, teacher quality and student achievement, evidence-based practices in special education (autism and emotional and behavioral disorders), math and science education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,937,707

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453001
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3001
United States
Contact Dr. Kim Metcalf
Dean
Email: kim.metcalf@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3375
Fax: 702-895-4068