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Sociology & Anthropology at Rochester Institute of Technology

If you are interested in studying sociology and anthropology, you may want to check out the program at Rochester Institute of Technology. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 16,158 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 8 sociology and anthropology majors received their bachelor's degree from RIT.

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

RIT Sociology & Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology & Anthropology

RIT Sociology & Anthropology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks sociology and anthropology programs across the country. The following shows how RIT performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The sociology and anthropology major at RIT is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Sociology & Anthropology. 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 & Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 21
Most Focused Sociology & Anthropology Schools 40

Sociology & Anthropology Student Demographics at RIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology and anthropology majors at Rochester Institute of Technology.

RIT Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology & Anthropology from RIT in 2020-2021, 13% were men and 88% were women.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology at RIT are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in sociology and anthropology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Sociology & Anthropology Grads May Go Into

A degree in sociology and anthropology 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 Rochester Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Sociology Professors 1,290 $90,250
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 1,080 $112,460
Sociologists 190 $75,800
Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $67,860


*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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