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Social Sciences at Wayne State College

If you are interested in studying social sciences, you may want to check out the program at Wayne State College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and has a total student population of 3,890. In 2019, 17 social sciences majors received their bachelor's degree from WSC.

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

WSC Social Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

WSC Social Sciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks social sciences programs across the country. The following shows how WSC performed in these rankings.

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 social sciences major at WSC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Sciences. 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 Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 873
Most Popular Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 874
Most Focused Social Sciences Schools 1,052
Most Popular Social Sciences Schools 1,055

Social Sciences Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Wayne State College.

WSC Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

47% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 53% of social sciences bachelor's degrees went to men and 47% went to women. The typical social sciences bachelor's degree program is made up of only 46% men. So male students are more repesented at WSC since its program graduates 7% more men than average.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 88% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social sciences at WSC 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 Wayne State College with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

WSC also has a doctoral program available in social sciences. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Social Sciences

The following social sciences concentations are available at Wayne State College. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Wayne State College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Sociology 10
Geography & Cartography 3
General Social Sciences 2
Political Science & Government 2

Careers That Social Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in social sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
High School Teachers 7,880 $57,500
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 3,180 $54,390
Managers 1,700 $101,380
Social Science Research Assistants 330 $48,800
Statisticians 280 $67,080

References

*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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