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Cornell University

Field of Development Sociology

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Development Sociology is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rural and environmental sociology
Master of Science (MS) Rural and environmental sociology
Master of Science (MS) Population and development
Master of Science (MS) State, economy, and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Population and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) State, economy, and society

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
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
15%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.86%
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 20%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Demography (population and development), environmental sociology, international and rural community development, political economy and ecology, sustainable agriculture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-3092
Fax: 607-254-2896

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