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Baylor University

Department of Sociology

Waco, TX

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Overview

Baylor University / Department of Sociology is located in Waco, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology Sociology of religion
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology Health and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology of religion

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Accepted
7
Enrolled

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Application Personal Statement CV 3 letters of recommendation Official transcripts from all universities attended.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Tuition waivers for student who do not receive fellowships or assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and society, community analysis, sociology of religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Bear Place # 97326
Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Carson Mencken
Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology
Email: Carson_Mencken@Baylor.edu
Phone: 254-7104863
Fax: 254-7101175

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