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University of New Mexico

Program in Sociology

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Sociology is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 writing samples, 3 letters of reference, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 writing samples, 3 letters of reference, letter of intent

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 Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.21%
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.03%
Asian 6.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminology/crime/law/social control, sociology of health and medicine, social movements, race and ethnicity, comparative sociology, Latin American comparative sociology, political sociology, sociology of science and knowledge, sociology of education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address MSC 05 3080
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Santos
Interim Departmental Chair
Email: santos@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-2501
Fax: 505-277-8805