• PhD Sociology

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    General Admission Contact
    The New School for Social Research
    Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue, 1st floor
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
    SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

    Admission Liaison
    Aria Vaghayenegar

    Department of Sociology
    6 East 16th Street, 9th floor
    New York, NY 10003
    Tel: 212.229.5737 x3125
    Fax: 212.229.5595

    Mailing Address
    79 Fifth Avenue, 9th floor
    New York, NY 10003

    Chair
    Benoit Challand

    Senior Secretary
    Charles Whitcroft

    Student Advisor
    Chang Liu

    Sociology Student Handbook

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  • The PhD in Sociology is designed for students who have completed the Sociology MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university.

    The PhD offers qualified scholars the theories and methods necessary to develop sociological study in innovative and imaginative ways, in sustained treatment of a single topic across disciplinary boundaries and/or subcategories of the field.

    • Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Credits 60 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
    • Start Term Fall

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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