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Georgia State University

Department of Sociology

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Sociology is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
38
Accepted
19
Enrolled
59%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th February 1st No
Spring deadline April 15th April 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.89%
Black or African American 39.56%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1%
Asian 3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.59%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Race and urban studies, gender and sexuality, family, health, life course
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Wright
Professor, Chair
Email: ewright28@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-6527
Fax: 404-413-6505

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