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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Sociology

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Sociology is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 15

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary written and oral exam, prospectus hearing, final oral defense and dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
23
Accepted
11
Enrolled
21%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
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 Bachelor's degree, transcripts, minimum GPA of 3.0, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 587
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.19%
Black or African American 5.19%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3%
Asian 3.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.9%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organizations, work, and markets; inequality: race, class, and gender; law, crime and deviance; family and life course; political sociology and social movements
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 267 19th Avenue S, Room 909
Minneapolis, MN  55455
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Boyle
Chair
Email: boyle014@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-4300
Fax: 612-624-7020