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APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL 2017 SOCIOLOGY PH.D. PROGRAM AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ARE CLOSED - DECEMBER 15, 2016.


We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2017 Enrollment.

  • Applicants that have COMPLETED their application can inquire about the status of their application using the Admissions Graduate Education Portal.
  • Applications will reopen September, 2017 for Fall 2018 enrollment.  Information on applying will be listed in September, 2017.

Decision Dates


  • You can inquire about the status of your application using the Admissions Graduate Education Portal.  Admission offers will be sent out by early March.  A few offers will be made after mid-March.
  • If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Graduate Office by email at soc@msu.edu or fax at (517) 432-2856.