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University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Literacy Studies

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Program in Literacy Studies is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
67%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
94%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.62%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.12%
Asian 1.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.37%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive language process, literacy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Cheney
Head
Phone: 775-784-4383