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University of Louisville

Department of Sociology

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Sociology is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
69%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, three references

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

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 12%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 4
Male (7)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied sociology/evaluation research; family; sex and gender; race, class, and gender; medical sociology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,821

Location & Contact

Address 103 Lutz Hall
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Ryan D. Schroeder
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: ryan.schroeder@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-8010
Fax: 502-852-0099

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