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General Social Sciences Schools in Michigan

238 students earned Social Sciences degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Social Sciences is the 110th most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 227
Master’s Degree 7
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Social Sciences Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 17.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 69.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
General Social Sciences Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Michigan

There are 33,160 people in the state and 1,656,480 people in the nation working in social sciences jobs.

General Social Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a social sciences grad in the state is $75,380, compared to a typical salary of $85,750 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Michigan that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,984. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,019. 67% of the teachers are full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,191 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.87 years to graduate. 66% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
48,090 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at U-M. 63% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. 98% of students get financical aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,027 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
511 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,033. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $19,600 after graduation.

#8

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,362 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The average student takes 4.75 years to complete their degree at Central Michigan.

#10

Andrews University

Berrien Springs
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,390 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. In their early career, Andrews grads earn an average salary of $33,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,673 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending LCC will pay a net price of $4,513. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it.

General Social Sciences Careers in MI

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Statisticians 33% $78,300
Social Sciences Professors 11% $75,000
Survey Researchers 8% $55,840
Managers 7% $95,390
High School Teachers 6% $62,040
Social Scientists 4% $72,620
Social Science Research Assistants 2% $38,160
Sociologists 0% $77,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Economics 1,360
Political Science & Government 1,001
Sociology 597
Anthropology 288
International Relations & Security 201
Geography & Cartography 171
Criminology 112
Other Social Sciences 83

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