College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Sociology

Prospective Graduate Students


Applying for Admission

In order to apply for admission to the graduate program in sociology, you must apply for admission to the Graduate School at Washington State University. The department also requires GRE scores, 3 letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a brief statement of your professional interests, all of which are to be submitted directly to the Graduate School.

You can apply for admission to the Graduate School here.

Review of files begins on December 16, our priority deadline, but may continue until a suitable pool of applicants is identified. We only consider admission for Fall semester. The Sociology department can be contacted by phone at 509-335-4595 or via email at:

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Sociology Department, PO Box 644020, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-4020, Ph: 509-335-4595, Fax: 509-335-6419, Contact Us