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History at Sul Ross State University

If you plan to study history, take a look at what Sul Ross State University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. Of the 381 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State University in 2019, 14 of them were history majors.

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

Sul Ross History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History
  • Master’s Degree in History

Sul Ross History Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at Sul Ross compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 history major at Sul Ross is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. 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 History Schools 119
Most Popular History Master’s Degree Schools 214
Most Popular History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 501

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in history from Sul Ross. This makes it the #214 most popular school for history master’s degree candidates in the country.

History Student Demographics at Sul Ross

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Sul Ross State University.

Sul Ross History Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from Sul Ross. About 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% women. So female students are more repesented at Sul Ross since its program graduates 8% more women than average.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of History Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 38% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Sul Ross History Master’s Program

50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 students earned a master's degree in history from Sul Ross. About 50% of these graduates were women and the other 50% were men.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of History Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a history master's degree from Sul Ross, 75% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
High School Teachers 110,420 $58,190
Managers 20,710 $122,130
History Professors 2,150 $82,360
Curators 680 $57,150
Museum Technicians and Conservators 500 $44,090

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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