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Department of Sociology Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 89%11%
    student ratio
  • 38
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 19%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Social Policy And Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Near Eastern And Judaic Studies And Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Sociology And Women's And Gender Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and project or exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 94
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and writing sample, transcript(s)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and writing sample, transcript(s)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, Pearson Test of English (minimum score 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial theory and methods; comparative social structures; gender and feminist studies; institutions, culture and religion; sociology of health and illness; politics and social change
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Wendy Cadge

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 781-736-2631
Fax: 781-736-2653
Email: wcadge@brandeis.edu

Ms. Cheryl Hansen

Graduate Program Administrator

Phone: 781-736-2631
Fax: 781-736-2653
Email: chansen@brandeis.edu



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