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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of World Languages and Literatures is located in Reno, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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 General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
90%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

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

20
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Thirteenth century mysticism, contemporary Spanish and Latin American poetry and theater, French interrelation between narration and photography, exile literature and Holocaust
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,341

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Darrell Lockhart
Graduate Program Director
Email: lockhart@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-6055