12
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

American University / Department of Sociology is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
(Certificate) Public sociology
(Certificate) Social research

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
13
Accepted
5
Enrolled
93%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 16.67%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 16.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (8)
Male (7)
Female (14)

Location & Contact

Address Watkins, Room 111
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  22016-8072
United States
Contact Dr. Gloria Young
Department Chair
Email: gyoung@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-2254
Fax: 202-885-2477