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Baylor University

Department of Sociology

Waco, TX

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Baylor University

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) Health and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology of religion
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Community analytics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
25%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied sociology, family, community, rural sociology, collective behavior/social movements, demography, racial and ethnic relations, criminology/delinquency, religion, health/medicine, aging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Bear Place #97326
Waco, TX  76798-7326
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Email: kevin_dougherty@baylor.edu
Phone: 254-710-6232
Fax: 254-710-1175

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