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Howard University

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Washington, DC

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Overview

Howard University / Department of Sociology and Anthropology is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
RCR, writing exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
26
Accepted
8
Enrolled
55%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 83.33%
White or Caucasian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medical sociology; criminology; race, class and gender; urban sociology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
100,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Ivor Livingston
Phone: 202-806-6100

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