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Sociology at Skidmore College

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Sociology at Skidmore College

If you plan to study sociology, take a look at what Skidmore College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and has a total student population of 2,582. Of the 671 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College in 2021, 21 of them were sociology majors.

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

Skidmore Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

Skidmore Sociology Rankings

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

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 Skidmore 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 Focused Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 122
Best Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 280
Most Popular Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 324
Best Value Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 581
Best Value Sociology Schools 595

Earnings of Skidmore Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Skidmore is $29,110. This is less than $30,566, which is the national average of all sociology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Sociology Student Demographics at Skidmore

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

Skidmore Sociology Bachelor’s Program

81% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The sociology program at Skidmore awarded 21 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 19% of these degrees went to men with the other 81% going to women.


About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in sociology at Skidmore 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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.

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