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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Sociology is located in Buffalo, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
34
Accepted
18
Enrolled
69%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.67%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.67%
Asian 26.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 5
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family and the life course, health, law and social policy, social inequalities, work and organizations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Debra Street
Chair
Email: dastreet@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-8475
Fax: 716-645-3934