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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

William S. Boyd School of Law

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / William S. Boyd School of Law is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Laws (LL M) Gaming law and regulation
Juris Doctor (JD) Law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 126

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
89 credits with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3, community service, professional skills/experiential learning, capstone writing

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

643
Applied
220
Accepted
124
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Additional Entrance Requirements LL!M in gaming regulation, completed JD, or other terminal law degree from accredited institution by time of matriculation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

378
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.78%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 5.03%
Unknown 2.91%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 20
Male (30)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Civil procedure; constitutional law; professional responsibility; health law; intellectual property
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 451003
Las Vegas, NV  89154-1003
United States
Contact Daniel W. Hamilton
Dean
Email: christine.smith@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3671
Fax: 702-895-1095

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