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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Nursing

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
(Advanced Certificate) Biobehavioral nursing
(Advanced Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Advanced Certificate) Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 35
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Project defense (for DNP)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
70
Accepted
54
Enrolled
38%

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
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 3.0; 2 letters of recommendation; valid RN license; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements 2 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; valid RN license

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended 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

124
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.68%
Black or African American 4.84%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.26%
Unknown 7.26%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 10
Male (2)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Skeletal muscle injury; chronic diseases and health promotion in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, pain, trauma, and obesity; nursing education; sexual assault
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500,875

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453018
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3018
United States
Contact Dr. Carolyn Yucha
Dean
Email: carolyn.yucha@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3906
Fax: 702-895-4807