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Sociology at Purchase College

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

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and has a total student population of 3,685. Of the 876 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Purchase College in 2021, 26 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.

Purchase College Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

Purchase College Sociology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the sociology progam at Purchase College 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 Purchase College 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 146
Most Focused Sociology Schools 174
Most Popular Sociology Schools 379
Best Value Sociology Schools 417
Best Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 592

Sociology Student Demographics at Purchase College

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

Purchase College Sociology Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 26 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Purchase College in 2020-2021, 23% were men and 77% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% 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 Purchase College with a bachelor's in sociology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Purchase College 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 Purchase 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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