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Department of Sociology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 70%30%
    student ratio
  • 61
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Sociology And Urban Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 Yes
    • 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 3.3 and substantial background in sociology, social science research methods, and sociological theory, and basic statistics; three letters of reference (at least 2 from college/university faculty); writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5 in master's work; three letters of reference (at least 2 from college/university faculty); statement of interest; sample of written work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American39%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial deviance, family, social inequality, medical sociology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Heather Dillaway

Interim Chair

Phone: 313-577-2930
Email: dillaway@wayne.edu

Dr. Janet Hankin

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 313-577-2930
Fax: 313-577-2735
Email: janet.hankin@wayne.edu



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