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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Sociology

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Sociology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.7%
Black or African American 12.7%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.17%
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 3
Male (6)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social psychology, social organization, applied sociology, demography and human ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Barbara Risman
Head
Email: brisman@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-3074