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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of History

Las Vegas , NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of History is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral examinations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
50%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, 3.3 in history courses; 2 recommendations; statement of purpose; writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Completion of significant course work at upper-division or graduate level in history; 3 recommendations; minimum overall GPA of 3.75 undergraduate, 3.5 graduate; statement of purpose; writing sample

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

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.78%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: North American West, North American culture and society, European culture and society, American urban history, American gender and sexuality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,021

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455020
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5020
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Kirk
Chair/Professor
Email: history.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3349
Fax: 702-895-1782

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