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

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

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
41%
59%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
61%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, writing sample, bachelor's degree in sociology or related field, and 3 letters of recommendation, Honor Code commitment
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 availableResearch Assitantships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander7%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDemography, race and ethnicity, gender, rural and community, international development, comparative family
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$33,500

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

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

2008 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Cardell Jacobson

Department Chair

Phone: 801-422-2105
Fax: 801-422-0625
Email: cardell_jacobson@byu.edu

Dr. Mikaela Dufur

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 801-422-1720
Fax: 801-422-0625
Email: mikaela_dufur@byu.edu


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