48 months
34990 USD/year
34990 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As the scientific study of the social world, Sociology program offered by Eastern University examines the connections between social structures and personal outcomes; between historical processes and present conditions; between global dynamics and local realities. 


The BA in Sociology offered at Eastern University with its broad scope of study topics including social problems, group relations, urban dynamics, social institutions and justice, immigration, social inequality and stratification, family systems, majority/minority relations relations, religion, and others—offers students skills that will enable them to be effective agents of transformation in any sector of society.

 Jobs are often found in social services, community development, the non-profit sector, international relations, education, business, and research. The BA in Sociology is a valuable asset in the pursuit of a fulfilling career in improving human flourishing.

Why Choose Eastern?

  • Academic Excellence: Since 2008, Eastern University sociology students have placed at or near the 95th percentile on the Major Field Test (MFT).*
  • Personal Attention from Expert Faculty: Our fun, supportive, and innovative faculty have a deep interest in the success of their students. Every full-time faculty member holds a PhD.
  • Faculty committed to Faith, Reason, and Justice: Our faculty are explicitly committed to Christian faith and its integration with reason and justice. Academic rigor and a proven record of commitment to social transformation are hallmarks of the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Social Problems
  • Social Statistics
  • Socialization and Group Relations
  • Social Stratification
  • Research Methodology
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Eastern operates on rolling admissions. International students are encouraged to apply at least 90 days before the beginning of the program.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply to Eastern University:

  • Online
  • Print & Mail
  • Reinstate
  • Official high school transcript or official GED
  • SAT or ACT score results: Optional for high school students. Required for consideration for our top academic scholarship, as well as for certain majors. 
  • Academic Reference:  Print & Mail
  • Optional essay question:  After reading the mission statement of Eastern University, please describe how you see your talents, interests and abilities fitting into the mission of the University. Maximum one page. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17495 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    34990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17495 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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