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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Social Work

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / School of Social Work is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Social Work/Juris Doctor (MSW/JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 72

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
99
Accepted
76
Enrolled
73%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75; 3 letters of recommendation; completion of some liberal arts courses

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

203
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.08%
Black or African American 18.23%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.88%
Unknown 7.39%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 7
Male (4)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child welfare and juvenile justice, health and mental health, poverty and social justice, substance abuse, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
806,812

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455032
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5032
United States
Contact Dr. Carlton Craig
Director/Professor
Email: carlton.craig@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-0521
Fax: 702-895-4079