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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Sociology

Santa Barbara, CA

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Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Sociology is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: technology and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: global studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: quantitative methods in the social sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: language, interaction and social organization
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: Black studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: feminist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary emphasis: environment and society

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

174
Applied
17
Accepted
9
Enrolled
10%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.92%
Black or African American 9.62%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.92%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.92%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gender and sexualities, race/ethnicity, social movements, conversation analysis, global sociology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3005 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-9430
United States
Contact Prof. Maria Charles
Chair
Phone: 805-893-3118
Fax: 805-893-3324

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