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Kent State University

Department of Sociology

Kent, OH

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Kent State University

Overview

Kent State University / Department of Sociology is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology and criminal justice Policing
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology and criminal justice Victimology
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology and criminal justice Corrections
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology and criminal justice Global security
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis, project, or internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
37
Accepted
20
Enrolled
67%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, transcripts, goal statement, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.49%
Black or African American 12.79%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.49%
Unknown 1.16%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (12)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Richard E. Adams
Professor and Chair
Email: radams12@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2721

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