12 months
16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University  has graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Sociology.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Continuous enrollment in the M.S. program in Sociology at Mississippi State University is dependent upon a satisfactory evaluation of academic performance and progress toward completion of the degree. Unsatisfactory performance will result in dismissal from the program.

A student’s performance is deemed unsatisfactory if one or more of the following occurs:

  • More than two letter grades below a B in a student’s graduate coursework
  • Failure to maintain a cumulative 3.00 GPA for two consecutive semesters
  • More than one unsatisfactory U grade for thesis research
  • Two failures on the M.S. exit examination
  • Two failures on the M.S. thesis defense

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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