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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

Las Vegas , NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Social Work/Juris Doctor (MSW/JD)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 194
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 19

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

338
Applied
241
Accepted
172
Enrolled
71%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letter of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letter of recommendation; statement of purpose

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

512
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.2%
Black or African American 14.65%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.39%
Asian 5.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.78%
Two or more races 6.84%
Unknown 8.01%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 22
Male (32)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media and social media; communication; public policy and leadership; criminology; social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,016,991

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453007
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3007
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Ulmer
Dean
Email: urbanaffairs.dean@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-0628
Fax: 702-895-3291

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