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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Sociology

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Sociology is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
22
Accepted
9
Enrolled
63%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Deviance, family, social stratification, social change, theory methodology, culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,000

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. William Danaher
Chair
Email: danaherw@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2494
Fax: 618-453-3253

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