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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Sociology

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Sociology is located in Las Vegas, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
39%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; writing samples

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

46
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.04%
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.52%
Unknown 8.7%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban and community studies, culture, sex and gender, health and environment, theory and social psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455033
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5003
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Futrell
Chair/Professor
Email: robert.futrell@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-0270
Fax: 702-895-4800