College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Brigham Young University

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Brigham Young University

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
231
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
10 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 72
    • Doctoral Degrees 23
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 300
    • Accepted 95
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 74
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 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, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 27
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, administrative aides, paid field practicum, AmeriCorps education awards

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students231
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students231
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty106
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial work: poverty, adoptions, depression, child welfare, spirituality, American Indian child welfare, healthcare, mental health, mood disorders, substance abuse; marriage, family, and human development: family studies and family process, marriage, adolescence and emerging adulthood, adult development and aging, child development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,196,300

Location & Contact

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Brigham Young University

990 SWKT
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Benjamin Ogles

Dean

Phone: 801-422-2083
Fax: 801-422-2084
Email: ben_ogles@byu.edu

Adviser

Phone: 801-422-4541
Fax: 801-378-5238
Email: gradstudies@byu.edu


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