Admissions Information for Graduate Program


Important Resources and Information:                     

Graduate Study in Sociology Handbook (PDF)Find out about our award winning faculty, the Sociology graduate admissions process and financial aid. This serves as the primary source of information on our program. We also encourage you to view our Graduate Course Listing.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Graduate Admissions: Please read before filling out your application or contacting the Graduate Office with questions as most of them will be answered here. Be aware that UC Berkeley only offers a PhD program. NO M.A. PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL ADMISSIONS MATERIALS TO OUR OFFICE.

Information for Prospective StudentsAdditional information from the Graduate Division.

Strengthening Your Graduate ApplicationThis link has suggestions to help improve your graduate school application.

Graduate Application for Sociology Ph.D program: The deadline for Fall admissions takes place early December. 

Fellowship Opportunities: Excellent funding sources available to 1st year graduate students.

Joint Ph.D. Program in Sociology and Demography: Learn more about this program.

Graduate Division Diversity Office and College of Letters &Science Social Sciences Diversity Office: For those interested in programs or issues related to diversity.

Contact Information: 

Amie Acik
Graduate Admissions and Curriculum Advisor 
Phone: 510-642-1445