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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Sociology is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
(Certificate) Demography
(Certificate) Urban policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 specialization exams, research tool

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
26
Accepted
7
Enrolled
37%

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 January 15th May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.41%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gender and equality, crime and deviance, aging, work and organizations, social demography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Glenn Deane
Chair
Email: gdeane@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-4666
Fax: 518-442-4936

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