University of Nevada at Reno
Dept. of History
1664 N. Virginia St.
Mail Stop 0308
Reno, NV 89557-0037
American studies, cultural, Europe, science, medicine, Nevada and the West, U.S.
The history department offers graduate programs of study leading to either the MA, the MAT, or the PhD degrees in history. These programs are intended to prepare graduate students for productive research, effective teaching, and independent reading and scholarship.
Special Programs or Resources
Library specialization in US, especially US West, Latin America, Europe, and cultural theory plus cultural history.
Teaching assistantships and generous scholarships are available.
72 credits, written comprehensive examinations, and oral defense in dissertation.
Information from Department of Education
(Includes information on the size, location, and general characteristics of faculty and student body)
Information from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(Includes rating of the institution's rating of the graduate instructional program and size and setting)
Full-time Faculty: 16
Relative Size based on Number of Full-time Faculty: Small [Explain]
Student Demographics (Fall 2011):
Number of Doctoral Students in Program: 7
New Doctoral Students Entering Program: 1
Proportion of Doctoral Students Receiving Financial Aid: 86%
Number of Graduate Students Enrolled: 48
Relative Size Based on Graduate Student Enrollment: Small [Explain]
First PhD conferred: 1972
History PhDs conferred to Date: 24
Number of PhDs Conferred (2011–12): 1
Relative Size Based on PhDs Conferred: Small [Explain]
Last Updated: October 19, 2012