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Western Kentucky University

Department of Sociology

Bowling Green, KY

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Western Kentucky University

Overview

Western Kentucky University / Department of Sociology is located in Bowling Green, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Final exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
82%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 555
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 2
Male (7)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminology/delinquency, quantitative and survey research methodology, occupations/professions, sex and gender, demography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1906 College Heights Boulevard
Bowling Green, KY  42101
United States
Contact Douglas Smith
Phone: 270-745-0111