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Purdue University

Department of Sociology

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Sociology is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

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

36
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
39%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent; master's degree in sociology with minimum GPA of 3.25 or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 78

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.13%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown 3.13%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 1
Male (17)
Female (9)

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Daniel V.A. Olson
Head
Email: dolson@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4861