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General Social Sciences Schools in Texas

186 students earned Social Sciences degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Social Sciences is the 163rd most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 102
Bachelor’s Degree 82
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Social Sciences Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 15.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 44.6%
  • White: 28.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
General Social Sciences Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Texas

There are 137,850 people in the state and 1,656,480 people in the nation working in social sciences jobs.

General Social Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Texas

In this state, social sciences grads earn an average of $61,910. Nationwide, they make an average of $85,750.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Texas that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,073 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Texas College will pay a net price of $4,241. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

The 7.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, UNT grads earn an average salary of $37,600. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
14,265 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,700 a year. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
28,644 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,166. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,300 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
31,949 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,445. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#6

Amarillo College

Amarillo
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,854 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Amarillo College will pay a net price of $5,711. Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,206 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,193. The student loan default rate is 6.70% which is lower than average.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,179 Total Students

In their early career, Western Texas College grads earn an average salary of $28,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#9

Texarkana College

Texarkana
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,239 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $6,455.

#10

Blinn College

Brenham
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,623 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,365. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

#10

Lee College

Baytown
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,773 Total Students

In their early career, Lee College grads earn an average salary of $28,500. 51% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,114.

General Social Sciences Careers in TX

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Statisticians 44% $79,650
High School Teachers 21% $57,800
Managers 15% $113,510
Social Sciences Professors 12% $56,450
Survey Researchers 8% $57,970
Social Scientists 7% $79,590
Social Science Research Assistants 6% $44,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Political Science & Government 2,574
Economics 2,209
Sociology 1,840
Anthropology 635
Geography & Cartography 622
International Relations & Security 462
Criminology 452
Urban Studies 30

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