Graduate Schools

If your plans include grad school after leaving Carleton, you should have a major research paper completed by the end of your junior year. You’ll need this polished research effort for successful application to graduate schools. If you plan to wait a while before applying to grad school, your comps research will usually more than suffice.

The AAA and ASA guides to graduate departments are available in the SOAN lounge, and you might like to see U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for graduate programs in sociology.

Here’s a sample of graduate programs that Carleton SOAN majors have entered since 2000.