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University of Virginia

Department of Sociology

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Sociology is located in Charlottesville, VA, in a suburban 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 4
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
13
Accepted
6
Enrolled
22%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 9.68%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (10)

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact Jeffrey Olick
Chair
Email: sociology@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-924-3526
Fax: 434-924-7028

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