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Sam Houston State University

Department of Sociology

Huntsville, TX

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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of Sociology is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Professional paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
28
Accepted
20
Enrolled
88%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 25th No
Spring deadline December 1st November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letter of intent, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
89%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 13.79%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.45%
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (6)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Furjen Deng
Interim Chair
Email: soc_fjd@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-1515
Fax: 963-294-3573