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Department of Rural Sociology College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources University of Missouri

  • Columbia, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 23
    total students
  • $6,057 | $15,683
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 54%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rural Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 11
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$6,057
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,683
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,000.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRural social organization; social change and development; sociology of agriculture; natural resource management; sociology of consumption, culture and organization; science, technology and society studies; social inequality; survey research; entrepreneurship; state and local public finance; community economics; rural development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Rural Sociology

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211
United States

Dr. Mary Grigsby

Interim Chair

Phone: 573-882-3895
Email: grigsbym@missouri.edu

Ms. Carol Swaim

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 573-882-7451
Email: swaimc@missouri.edu



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