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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Sociology

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Sociology is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
12
Accepted
6
Enrolled
71%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; minimum of 18 hours of undergraduate course work in the social sciences, including social theory; demonstrated undergraduate competence in research methods and statistics; acceptable score on GRE exam

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 557
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 15.38%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inequity & stratification; family and school setting impact on children and mental health outcomes; intersection of transportation and school access; social stratification and mobility; group process and status and power dynamics;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
736,606

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Fitzgerald
Professor and Department Chair
Email: sfitzger@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-7805

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