Special Notice: Our graduate application deadline is now extended to February 1, 2017
The department requires an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 for admission to the M.A. degree program and a graduate GPA of 3.25 for admission to the Ph.D. degree program. Applicants to the Ph.D. program must have a residential two-year M.A. degree in sociology (or closely related field). GRE scores are required for admission and consideration for university-wide fellowships. International students must achieve 550 or better on TOEFL scores. To apply on-line visit gradschool.siu.edu/apply/ and submit a purpose statement (with some discussion of research experience and/or interest), a writing sample, a curriculum vita, and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate academic grades. Also list email addresses for three references who will be automatically contacted to submit letters. Applications are due by January 1.
January 1 is the deadline for all applications and for eligibility for univeristy-wide fellowships and other university support (see the Graduate School's Cost & Financial Assistance page and follow links to specific fellowships/assistantships for eligibility criteria for each).
Admission is for the subsequent fall semester.
For further information, contact:
Dr. Rachel Whaley
Director of Graduate Studies
Faner Hall 3384 - Mail Code 4524
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1000 Faner Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Office: 3434 Faner Hall