Sociology at University at Albany
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.
|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
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|
|Black or African American||98|
|Hispanic or Latino||40|
UAlbany Sociology Master’s Program
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|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in sociology. In 2021, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- International Relations & National Security
- Urban Studies
- Geography & Cartography
- Political Science & Government
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|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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