- Ph.D. in Sociology
- Ph.D.-J.D. in Sociology/Law (Dual Degree)
- December 15: Fall admission
- Ph.D.-J.D. applicants must submit two separate applications — one to GSAS, and another to NYU Law. Please consult NYU Law Admissions for the J.D. application deadline.
Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online by 5PM Eastern Time. If a listed deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or U.S. federal holiday, then the next business day will be the actual deadline.
In addition to the general application requirements, the department specifically requires:
- GRE general test required.
Applicants must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores unless they:
Are a native English speaker; OR
Are a US citizen or permanent resident; OR
Have completed (or will complete) a baccalaureate or master's degree at an institution where the language of instruction is English.
In a concisely written statement, please describe your past and present work as it relates to your intended field of study, your educational objectives, and your career goals. In addition, please include your intellectual and professional reasons for choosing your field of study and why your studies/research can best be done at the Graduate School of Arts and Science at NYU. The statement should not exceed two double-spaced pages.
A writing sample is required. It should demonstrate the applicant's ability to construct a coherent argument and could be either a paper for a class or a publication. It is preferable that the sample be 5-25 pages long and double-spaced.
The Ph.D. program in Sociology offers the opportunity to conduct research in New York or at NYU Shanghai. Applicants who are interested in opportunities at Shanghai should indicate their interest in the campus section of the application.
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Last updated August 2022.