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Social Sciences at Salve Regina University

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Social Sciences at Salve Regina University

What traits are you looking for in a social sciences school? To help you decide if Salve Regina University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's social sciences program.

Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and has a total student population of 2,823. Of the 558 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Salve Regina University in 2019, 24 of them were social sciences majors.

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

Salve Regina Social Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

Online Classes Are Available at Salve Regina

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Salve Regina offers distance education options for social sciences at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Salve Regina Social Sciences Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the social sciences progam at Salve Regina 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 social sciences major at Salve Regina is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Sciences. 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
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 129
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 855
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 923

In 2019, 18 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Salve Regina. This makes it the #225 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Social Sciences Student Demographics at Salve Regina

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Salve Regina University.

Salve Regina Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Salve Regina. About 29% were men and 71% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social sciences at Salve Regina 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 Salve Regina University with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Salve Regina Social Sciences Master’s Program

39% Women
Of the 18 social sciences students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Salve Regina, about 61% were men and 39% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Salve Regina University with a master's in social sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Concentrations Within Social Sciences

If you plan to be a social sciences major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Salve Regina University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
International Relations & National Security 19
Political Science & Government 9
Economics 8
Sociology 7

Careers That Social Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in social sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
High School Teachers 4,410 $71,440
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 2,060 $72,180
Managers 830 $114,660
Urban and Regional Planners 170 $74,510
Political Science Professors 110 $122,390

References

*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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