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Sociology at Fordham University

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Sociology at Fordham University

If you are interested in studying sociology, you may want to check out the program at Fordham University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and has a total student population of 16,364. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 47 students received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Fordham U.

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

Fordham U Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

Fordham U Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at Fordham U 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 Fordham U 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
Most Popular Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 200

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in sociology from Fordham U. This is the #201 most popular school for sociology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from Fordham U Make?

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $34,678. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 13% higher than the national average of $30,566 for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U Sociology Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 47 sociology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Fordham U, about 28% were men and 72% were women. The typical sociology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% men. So male students are more repesented at Fordham U since its program graduates 3% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 23
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Fordham U 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 Fordham University.

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.

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