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University of Michigan

Department of Sociology

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Sociology is located in Ann Arbor, MI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work and sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam, dissertation prospectus

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

253
Applied
31
Accepted
17
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, writing sample, academic statement of purpose, personal statement, transcript

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$43,674
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.72%
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 10
Male (26)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Power, history and social change; gender and sexuality; race and ethnicity; economic sociology; social demography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
269,377

Location & Contact

Address 500 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Karin A. Martin
Chair
Email: soc-chair@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-5554
Fax: 734-763-6887