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Georgia Southern University

Program in Social Science

Statesboro, GA

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Georgia Southern University

Overview

Georgia Southern University / Program in Social Science is located in Statesboro, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
17
Accepted
13
Enrolled
85%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.65%
Black or African American 20.93%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.98%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Anthropology, sociology, criminal justice, history, political science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
40,162

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8051
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. Marieke VanWilligen
Department Chair
Email: mvanwilligen@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5621
Fax: 912-478-0703