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University of South Carolina

Department of Sociology

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Sociology is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
13
Accepted
17
Enrolled
43%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

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: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.89%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social psychology, social inequality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
155,746

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Barry Markovsky
Phone: 803-777-7000

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