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Applicants are primarily admitted to the Ph.D. program.
- GRE General Test
- TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of intent
- Three letters of recommendation
- Fall: January 5
Notre Dame’s graduate program in sociology provides all students with a strong foundation in social theory and research methods. The program’s primary goal is to produce outstanding researchers and inspired teachers. Students work closely with faculty members who are engaged in cutting-edge research and are leaders and innovators in their fields. The department is especially strong in the sociology of education, religion, culture, and social movements/political sociology. Read more about graduate studies in Sociology at Notre Dame.
- Center for Research on Educational Opportunities
- Center for the Study of Religion and Society
- Center for the Study of Social Movements and Social Change
- Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
- Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
- Institute for Latino Studies
- Higgins Labor Research Center
- iCeNSA – Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Application
Director of Graduate Studies
Telephone: (574) 631-6585
Fax: (574) 631-9238
Cost of Living
The South Bend, Ind. area provides many amenities but one of the lowest cost-of-living rates of any major research university in the country. Learn more.