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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Criminal Justice

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Criminal Justice is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or LSAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
60%

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 March 31st March 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in criminal justice with 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 Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16.67%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminal justice system, social policy interaction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Griffin
Graduate Program Director
Email: tgriffin@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-9114