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Sociology at University at Albany

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

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and has a total student population of 17,688. In 2021, 212 sociology majors received their bachelor's degree from UAlbany.

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

UAlbany Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology
  • Master’s Degree in Sociology
  • Doctorate Degree in Sociology

UAlbany Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at UAlbany compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The sociology major at UAlbany 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
Best Value Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 127
Best Value Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 274

In 2021, 3 students received their master’s degree in sociology from UAlbany. This makes it the #142 most popular school for sociology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in sociology, making the school the #51 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of UAlbany Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $31,790. This is 4% higher than $30,566, which is the national average for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at UAlbany

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

UAlbany Sociology Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 33% of sociology bachelor's degrees went to men and 67% went to women. The typical sociology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% men. So male students are more repesented at UAlbany since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its sociology bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 98
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 57
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

UAlbany Sociology Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 3 sociology majors earned their master's degree from UAlbany. Of these graduates, 0% were men and 100% were women.


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

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

UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in sociology. In 2021, 4 students 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 University at Albany.

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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