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2022 Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas

5 Colleges
$31,567 Avg Salary
$18,711 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Social Sciences School for You

With 186 degrees and certificates handed out in 2019-2020, general social sciences is the #163 most popular major in Texas.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas ranking. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in Texas to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2022 Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas

The colleges and universities below are the best for social sciences majors pursuing a .

Top Texas Schools in General Social Sciences

Our 2022 rankings named The University of Texas at Dallas the best school in Texas for general social sciences students. UT Dallas is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Richardson.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas list. Located in the medium-sized city of Edinburg, UT Rio Grande Valley is a public school with a very large student population.

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The excellent programs at University of North Texas helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best general social sciences schools in Texas. UNT is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Denton.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend The University of Texas at Tyler. It ranked #4 on our 2022 Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas list. Located in the city of Tyler, UT Tyler is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Houston - Downtown. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best General Social Sciences Schools in Texas list. Located in the large city of Houston, UH Downtown is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best General Social Sciences Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best General Social Sciences Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 101
Oklahoma 169
New Mexico 8

One of 12 majors within the area of study, general social sciences has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,831
Political Science & Government 48,597
Sociology 37,807
International Relations & National Security 14,762
Anthropology 12,008

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Manfred Werner (Tsui).

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