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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Bethlehem, PA, United States
Sociology and Anthropology at Lehigh University is a thriving department with an outstanding faculty who have received recognition and awards for both teaching and research. We are actively involved in many inter-disciplinary programs such as Africana Studies, Cognitive Science, Globalization and Social Change, Health Medicine and Society, Environmental Initiative, and Women’s Studies.
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Overview

Our Sociology students at Lehigh University graduate with state-of-the-art training in scientific inquiry, including research methods, statistics, and a deep understanding of social and cultural behaviors. Our students tell us that they value not only what they learn through courses, internships, and independent research, but also how much they appreciate the personalized attention and active mentoring they receive from faculty.

Careers

Our majors go on to graduate school in social sciences, law, medicine, or education or to positions in business, social services, marketing, and a wide variety of other fields. Graduates with Master Degrees often go on to attend highly distinguished Ph.D. programs; others obtain positions in research, administration, or education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Statistics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistical Analysis of Behavioral Data
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Development Of Social Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Electronic submission from your school through the Common Application website is accepted and encouraged.
  • Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT or ACT during the 2020-21 year.
  • Transcripts must have the high school seal and/or official signature and be from a high school with a CEEB code.
  • All non-US citizens are required to submit the Certificate of Finances form filled out for all four years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bethlehem

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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