17
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Idaho State University / Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology is located in Pocatello, ID, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum 40th percentile in one of 3 sections)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis

Admissions

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum 40th percentile in one of 3 sections)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 11.76%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.76%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Terrorism, social organization, family social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 921 South 8th Avenue, Unit 8114
Pocatello, ID  83209-8114
United States
Contact Dr. Gesine K. Hearn
Chair
Email: soccj@isu.edu
Phone: 208-282-4947
Fax: 208-282-4733