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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Sociology

Buffalo , NY

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Sociology is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban 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 10
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Project (paper) or portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
27
Accepted
14
Enrolled
54%

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 August 1st April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 4.92%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 31.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.56%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 6
Male (12)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family and the life course, health, law and social policy, social inequalities, work and organizations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 430 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Adelman
Chair
Email: adelman4@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-8478
Fax: 716-645-3934

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