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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Anthropology

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Anthropology is located in Reno, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
15
Accepted
12
Enrolled
63%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

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

46
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.17%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 23.91%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnology, linguistics, cultural/medical/religious/ethnic relations, ecological anthropology, historical anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
111,558

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. G. Richard Scott
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 775-784-6704