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Department of Sociology

  • Students study at Russell House at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.


A degree in sociology is a valuable stepping stone to a wide array of career opportunities. Throughout your time here, you'll learn the research, communication and analytical skills you need to pursue a career in education, law, social work, human resources, counseling, health-related professions, and more. 

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions manages online applications to the university and provides the most comprehensive information on the application process. The admissions office also provides the latest information on application deadlines and university scholarships for S.C. residents and nonresidents. So whether you are applying as a freshman, are looking to transfer to South Carolina or are planning to come to Columbia from another UofSC campus, you can check the requirements based on your current status and apply now.


Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School coordinates online applications to our master's and doctoral programs. There may be supporting materials that are required along with your online application for graduate admission, so be sure to review the degree requirements before you apply.


Graduate Sociology Requirements

In addition to meeting the Graduate School's requirements, our department has some additional admission requirements for graduate applicants.»

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