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Brigham Young University

Department of Sociology

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Sociology is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
4
Accepted
2
Enrolled
57%

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
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, writing sample, bachelor's degree in sociology or related field, 3 letters of recommendation, Honor Code commitment

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 33.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 11.11%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Demography, race and ethnicity, gender, rural and community, international development, comparative family
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,500

Location & Contact

Address 2008 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Richard B. Miller
Department Chair
Email: rick_miller@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-2860
Fax: 801-422-0625

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