22
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Sociology is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social policy and sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology/women's, gender, and sexuality studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Project or exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
14%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, critical writing sample, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, critical writing sample, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (7)
Male (4)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gender and feminist studies; medical sociology; politics and social change; culture and religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Wendy Cadge
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: wcadge@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2641