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University of Chicago

Department of Sociology

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Sociology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 field exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

169
Applied
32
Accepted
14
Enrolled
19%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume or curriculum vitae, writing sample (dependent on department)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American 6.32%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.21%
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Location & Contact

Address 1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Karin Knorr Cetina
Chair
Email: knorr@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-3312

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