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General Social Sciences Schools in Wisconsin

65 students earned Social Sciences degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Social Sciences major is the 161st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 65

Gender Distribution

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

General Social Sciences Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.2%
  • White: 83.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.5%
General Social Sciences Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Wisconsin

33,590 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. WI

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a social sciences grad in the state is $73,870, compared to a typical salary of $85,750 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Wisconsin that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
8,413 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,980 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - River Falls. The student loan default rate of 3.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,271 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at UW - Platteville. Graduates earn an average $39,000 after graduation.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,332 Total Students

The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at UW - Stevens Point. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 77% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,148 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,100 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
2,614 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. A typical student attending UW - Superior will pay a net price of $13,857. 79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Carthage College

Kenosha
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,742 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $37,000 after graduation.

#6

Edgewood College

Madison
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,038 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year. The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,166. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

General Social Sciences Careers in WI

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Statisticians 44% $78,050
Sociologists 22% $75,860
Managers 13% $75,630
Social Science Research Assistants 10% $43,830
Social Sciences Professors 8% $81,080
Social Scientists 8% $69,380
High School Teachers 3% $56,700
Survey Researchers 0% $45,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Economics 1,183
Political Science & Government 764
Sociology 490
Criminology 356
Geography & Cartography 285
Anthropology 147
International Relations & Security 93
Other Social Sciences 46

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View Nationwide General Social Sciences Report

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