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34 Social Sciences students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Social Sciences is the 99th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 28
Associate’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

General Social Sciences Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 55.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
General Social Sciences Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Nevada

There are 13,330 people in the state and 1,656,480 people in the nation working in social sciences jobs.

General Social Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Nevada

In this state, social sciences grads earn an average of $57,910. Nationwide, they make an average of $85,750.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Nevada that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV. 96% of the teachers are full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
3,451 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending Great Basin College will pay a net price of $7,502. 28% of the teachers are full time.

General Social Sciences Careers in NV

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Statisticians 56% $65,790
Social Scientists 23% $79,030
High School Teachers 22% $57,730
Social Science Research Assistants 20% $54,710
Managers 19% $94,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Political Science & Government 185
Criminology 164
Economics 144
Sociology 143
Anthropology 92
International Relations & Security 46
Urban Studies 36
Geography & Cartography 22

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