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Sociology at SUNY Cortland

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Sociology at SUNY Cortland

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 SUNY Cortland stacks up to those at other schools.

SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and approximately 6,832 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 39 students received a bachelor's degree in sociology from SUNY Cortland.

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

SUNY Cortland Sociology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

SUNY Cortland Sociology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks sociology programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Cortland performed in these rankings.

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 sociology major at SUNY Cortland 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 117
Best Value Sociology Schools 127
Best Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 361

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from SUNY Cortland Make?

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Cortland is $28,745. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $30,566 for all sociology students.


Sociology Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland

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

SUNY Cortland Sociology Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 39 sociology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from SUNY Cortland, about 21% were men and 79% were women.


About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in sociology at SUNY Cortland are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SUNY Cortland 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 SUNY Cortland.

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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