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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of History

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of History 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 4
Doctoral Degrees 13

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
6
Accepted
3
Enrolled
55%

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 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

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

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

Race/Ethnicity

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

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of medicine, science, environmental history, western America, social/cultural history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Barbara Walker
Graduate Program Director
Email: bbwalker@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-6855