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General Social Sciences Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 111 students earned their Social Sciences degrees in AL.

A General Social Sciences major is the 98th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Alabama

Social Sciences majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 85
Master’s Degree 26

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a social sciences major is more popular with men than with women.

General Social Sciences Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of social sciences majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 27.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 52.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.3%
General Social Sciences Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Alabama

18,770 people in the state and 1,656,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to social sciences.

General Social Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a social sciences grad in the state is $81,430, compared to a typical salary of $85,750 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Alabama that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,981 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $13,313.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,044 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

#3

Faulkner University

Montgomery
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,178 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Faulkner grads earn an average salary of $29,700.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,557. Most students complete their degree in 4.81 years. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,379 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,718. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 67% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Judson College

Marion
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
268 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,885 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at University of Mobile. The student loan default rate is 9.60% which is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,612 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate.

General Social Sciences Careers in AL

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Statisticians 29% $59,370
Managers 6% $101,560
High School Teachers 3% $51,440

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to social sciences.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Political Science & Government 555
Sociology 247
Geography & Cartography 137
International Relations & Security 131
Anthropology 99
Economics 90
Other Social Sciences 18
Criminology 9

View all majors related to General Social Sciences

View Nationwide General Social Sciences Report

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