Social Sciences at Wilmington University
Wilmington University is located in New Castle, Delaware and has a total student population of 14,769. Of the 1,831 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wilmington University in 2021, 150 of them were social sciences majors.
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.
Wilmington University Social Sciences Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Doctorate Degree in Social Sciences
Online Classes Are Available at Wilmington University
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Wilmington University offers distance education options for social sciences at the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Wilmington University Social Sciences Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks social sciences programs across the country. The following shows how Wilmington University 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 social sciences major at Wilmington University 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.
|Most Popular Online Social Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools||2|
|Most Focused Social Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools||62|
|Most Focused Social Sciences Master’s Degree Schools||151|
|Most Popular Social Sciences Master’s Degree Schools||153|
|Most Popular Social Sciences Schools||289|
In 2021, 27 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Wilmington University. This makes it the #154 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.
Social Sciences Student Demographics at Wilmington University
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Wilmington University.
Wilmington University Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wilmington University with a bachelor's in social sciences.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
Wilmington University Social Sciences Master’s Program
In the social sciences master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 74% of degree recipients. That is 32% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wilmington University with a master's in social sciences.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||18|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Wilmington University also has a doctoral program available in social sciences. In 2021, 11 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Social Sciences
Social Sciences majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Wilmington University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|General Social Sciences||147|
|Other Social Sciences||38|
|Political Science & Government||3|
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 DE, the home state for Wilmington University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DE||Average Salary in DE|
|High School Teachers||2,650||$65,040|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||2,030||$82,890|
|Urban and Regional Planners||210||$64,120|
*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
- Image Credit: By Chris Light under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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