Department of Sociology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Sociology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
86%
14%
student ratio
14
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Research Certificate
    • Public Sociology Certificate
    • Sociology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 24
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree, statement of purpose, and transcripts, resume
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American33%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Battelle Tompkins, T-21 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8072
United States

Dr. Kim Blankenship

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-6211
Fax: 202-885-2477
Email: blankens@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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