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The deadline to apply is February 1st for the following Fall semester. We do not accept new students in the spring.

All the forms that you need to apply to the Social Psychology program are directly below (in the Forms section of this webpage). If you have any questions about the application's components, please click here to e-mail our Program Director, Dr. Colleen Murray.

For more information on the Program, consult our our online handbook.
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The GRE code for the University of Nevada Reno and its Graduate School is 4844. Do not list a department code since GRE scores are sent directly to the Graduate School.

Forms for the Social Psychology and Graduate School Applications

These forms are in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. You may download Acrobat for free.

If you experience any problems viewing or printing the application, please contact the current webmaster.

Mailing Addresses for the Social Psychology Program and the Grad School

To the Social Psychology Program:

  • Your Social Psychology Program Application
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose
  • Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official copies need to be sent to the Graduate School)
  • Copies of your GRE scores (official copy to the Graduate School)
  • A sample of your research or writing

    Send these materials to:
    Dr. Colleen Murray, Director of the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program
    Mailstop 300
    University of Nevada, Reno
    Reno, NV 89557

To the Grad School send:

  • Completed application for Graduate School Admission (submitted online)
  • Nonrefundable application fee ($60 or $40 for returning or UNR alumni)
  • 2 copies of Official transcripts from all Universities and/or Colleges attended
  • Official GRE scores (School Code 4844)

    Send these materials to:
    Graduate Admissions
    Graduate School, Mailstop 326
    University of Nevada, Reno
    Reno, NV 89557-0035

NOTE: You must complete both the Social Psychology Program application and the graduate school application to be considered for acceptance to the Social Psychology Program.

Arranging a Visit

If you are interested in arranging a visit to the Social Psychology Program at the University of Nevada, please contact Program Director, Dr. Murray.

University Informative Websites

UNR's main page
Graduate School main page
Graduate Student Association
Office of International Students

Participating Members of the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program

Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Department of Managerial Sciences
School of Public Health
Department of Criminal Justice
Center for Research Design and Analysis (CRDA)
Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies (GSCJS)
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Sanford Center on Aging
Center for Program Evaluation and Partnership Development Services
Reynolds School of Journalism

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UNR Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program
Mailstop 300
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557