Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
86%
14%
student ratio
22
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Sociology ]
    • Social Policy And Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Sociology ]
    • Sociology And Women's, Gender, And Sexuality Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Sociology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required and project or exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 70
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and writing sample, transcript(s)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and writing sample, transcript(s)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGender and feminist studies; medical sociology; politics and social change; culture and religion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Laura Miller

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 781-736-2630
Fax: 781-736-2653
Email: lamiller@brandeis.edu

Ms. Lauren Jordahl

Graduate Program Administrator

Phone: 781-736-2644
Fax: 781-736-2653
Email: ljordahl@brandeis.edu

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