Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Sociology at Hunter College

Find Schools Near

Sociology at Hunter College

What traits are you looking for in a sociology school? To help you decide if Hunter College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's sociology program.

Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. In 2021, 246 sociology majors received their bachelor's degree from Hunter.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Sociology section at the bottom of this page.

Hunter Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology
  • Master’s Degree in Sociology

Hunter Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at Hunter compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The sociology major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Sociology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 78
Most Popular Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 162

In 2021, 2 students received their master’s degree in sociology from Hunter. This makes it the #163 most popular school for sociology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Hunter Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $35,408. This is 16% higher than $30,566, which is the national average for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at Hunter

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology majors at Hunter College.

Hunter Sociology Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 246 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Hunter in 2020-2021, 15% were men and 85% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its sociology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a bachelor's in sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 35
Black or African American 42
Hispanic or Latino 110
White 44
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Hunter Sociology Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 2 sociology majors earned their master's degree from Hunter. Of these graduates, 0% were men and 100% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Hunter also has a doctoral program available in sociology. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Sociology Grads May Go Into

A degree in sociology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Hunter College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Sociology Professors 1,290 $90,250
Sociologists 190 $75,800


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.