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Note: The University is no longer accepting new applications for this program.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 25

  • GRE is not required for admission

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Sociology Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE score report if available but it is not required
  • Statement of research interests not to exceed two pages.  Please indicate how your research fits with our broad department areas of culture, place, and/or environment
  • Copies of transcripts (it is helpful to have unofficial copies sent to the department)
  • Research paper, master’s thesis, senior thesis or term paper
  • Sociology supplemental information (built into the Graduate School online application)