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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of English

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts for the Teaching of English (MATE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
25
Accepted
21
Enrolled
40%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

75
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.33%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Translating Persian/Iraqi literature, Shakespearean literature, modern American literature, composition and rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,489

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Don Hardy
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 775-784-8689