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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Sociology

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Sociology is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Rural sociology
Master of Science (MS) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 19

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
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary and final oral exams, 4 seminars

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

195
Applied
89
Accepted
25
Enrolled
46%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

177
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.65%
Black or African American 4.52%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.39%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 2
Male (41)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
796,221

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Prof. Adam Gamoran
Phone: 608-262-1234

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