How to Apply

Application deadline:
December 15, 2021 for fall 2022.

In order to apply to the PhD program, you must submit an application to the Graduate School online through the online application. As you complete your online Graduate School application, be sure to upload your supplemental history submission materials. Use the online application to upload supplemental materials for your Graduate School application. 

The deadline to submit all of your application materials is December 15. Any materials received after the deadline may not be in your file in time for departmental review.

Follow our instructions for application carefully.

When you submit an application for admission you will also be considered for departmental funding.

The Department of Sociology has limited funds to pay the application fee for students who lack resources and are from underrepresented populations. If you feel that you meet these criteria please contact Becky Drasin at to obtain the form Request for an Application Fee Grant.

Please note that although the Graduate School application gives you several options for degree objective and admission term, the sociology department admits to the PhD program for the fall semester only.

Visit the Graduate School for application instructions and general information.

If you have questions about the program or application process please contact Becky Drasin.

Apply Now