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University of Nevada, Reno

Program in Political Science

Reno, NV

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University of Nevada, Reno

Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Program in Political Science 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 6
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 General Test, GMAT, LSAT
Comp Exam Required
Oral exam/thesis or professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT
Thesis Required
2 field exams, oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
90%

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 General Test, GMAT, LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, LSAT
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

37
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.81%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.7%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.41%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analysis of political processes, institutions, and policies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
90,725

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Simon
Graduate Program Director
Email: casimon@unr.nevada.edu
Phone: 775-682-7769
Fax: 775-784-1473