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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Public Policy and Leadership

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / School of Public Policy and Leadership is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Urban leadership
(Certificate) Emergency crisis management cybersecurity
(Certificate) Non-profit management
Master of Science (MS) Crisis and emergency management
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science
(Certificate) Public management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public affairs

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 61
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 14

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 or GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Portfolio

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

86
Applied
69
Accepted
47
Enrolled
80%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; writing sample; personal interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree; 2 letters of recommendation; 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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

183
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.86%
Black or African American 10.38%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 3.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.64%
Two or more races 5.46%
Unknown 9.29%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 10
Male (15)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
63,202

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454030
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4030
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Stream
Director
Email: chris.stream@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5120
Fax: 702-895-4436