Department of Sociology and Rural Studies College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Department of Sociology and Rural Studies College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
41
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
73%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some, Required and oral and written exams
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and preliminary oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage93%
    • Full-time Percentage7%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDemography, rural families, rural development, Native Americans, rural poverty, sociology of agriculture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology and Rural Studies

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
South Dakota State University

Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007
United States

Dr. Donna Hess

Head

Phone: 605-688-4132
Fax: 605-688-6354
Email: donna.hess@sdstate.edu

Dr. Donald Arwood

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 605-688-4132
Email: donald.arwood@sdstate.edu


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