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Sociology and Anthropology at a Glance (2012-2013) 


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 14 credits per term, while in coursework. Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 27 students were enrolled in the sociology and anthropology program.  
Ph.D. 17  
M.A. 10  


In the sociology and anthropology program, 12 (44%) students had stipends, including:

  • 2 (17%) distinguished fellowships
  • 5 (42%) graduate assistantships
  • 3 (25%) teaching associates
  • 2 (17%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the sociology and anthropology program, 12 (50%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 5(17%) distinguished fellowships
  • 5 (42%) graduate assistantships
  • 3 (25%) teaching associates
  • 2 (17%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 0 (0%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
GSAS Funding
Distinguished Fellowships






TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Sociology and Anthropology program has had:

  • 39 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 8 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 10 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 7.1 years
  • 7 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 8.4 years for both degrees.
INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 8 admitted applicants for academic year 2012 - 2013, 4 (50%) made up the entering cohort.

  • 3 (100%) M.A. students
The entering cohort had GRE score (2008 - 2010) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 500-610
  • Quantitative: 480-720
  • Analytical Writing: 4-5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.75
 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 2 degrees in sociology.
 
1 (%) Ph.D.
1 (%) M.A.


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TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in academic year 2004 through academic year 2010 
Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
15 7.8 7.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 0 1 1 5
0% 0% 14% 14% 71%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 3 1 1 4
0% 33% 11% 11% 44%


The Sociology and Anthropology Department is currently not accepting applications to the Ph.D. program.


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