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Sociology at Binghamton University

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Sociology at Binghamton University

Every sociology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the sociology program at Binghamton University stacks up to those at other schools.

Binghamton University is located in Vestal, New York and approximately 18,148 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 61 sociology majors received their bachelor's degree from Binghamton University.

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

Binghamton University Sociology Degrees Available

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

Binghamton University Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at Binghamton University 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 sociology major at Binghamton University 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 Popular Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 141
Most Focused Sociology Master’s Degree Schools 144
Best Value Sociology Schools 214

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

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in sociology, making the school the #31 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Binghamton University Sociology Graduates

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Binghamton University is $35,188. This is 15% higher than $30,566, which is the national average for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


Sociology Student Demographics at Binghamton University

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

Binghamton University Sociology Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 61 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology from Binghamton University. About 31% were men and 69% were women. The typical sociology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% men. So male students are more repesented at Binghamton University since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 30
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Binghamton University Sociology Master’s Program

33% Women
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 3 students earned a master's degree in sociology from Binghamton University. About 33% of these graduates were women and the other 67% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 25% men graduate in sociology each year. Binghamton University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 42% more men than average.


Of the students who received a sociology master's degree from Binghamton University, 67% 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 Binghamton University with a master's in sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Binghamton University also has a doctoral program available in sociology. In 2021, 6 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 Binghamton University.

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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