Brookings, SD
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
41
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
73%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some, Thesis Required and oral and written exams
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and preliminary oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage93%
    • Full-time Percentage7%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDemography, rural families, rural development, Native Americans, rural poverty, sociology of agriculture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology and Rural Studies

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
South Dakota State University

Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007
United States

Dr. Donna Hess

Head

Phone: 605-688-4132
Fax: 605-688-6354
Email: donna.hess@sdstate.edu

Dr. Donald Arwood

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 605-688-4132
Email: donald.arwood@sdstate.edu


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