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Sociology & Anthropology Schools in Illinois

74 students earned Sociology & Anthropology degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Sociology & Anthropology is the 192nd most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology & Anthropology Majors in Illinois

Sociology & Anthropology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 74

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a sociology and anthropology major is more popular with women than with men.

Sociology & Anthropology Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of sociology and anthropology majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.1%
  • Black or African American: 21.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.5%
  • White: 41.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.8%
  • Other Races: 8.1%
Sociology & Anthropology Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology & Anthropology Grads in Illinois

There are 1,360 people in the state and 491,330 people in the nation working in sociology and anthropology jobs.

Sociology & Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Sociology & Anthropology Jobs in Illinois

Sociology & Anthropology grads earn an average of $86,280 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Illinois that offer sociology and anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Knox College

Galesburg
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
1,258 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#2

Lake Forest College

Lake Forest
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
1,562 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
4,275 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,205. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#4

Governors State University

University Park
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,789 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,204 Total Students

An average student at Rockford will pay a net price of $21,436. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
407 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

#7

Augustana College

Rock Island
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
2,546 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,700 a year. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at Augustana.

Sociology & Anthropology Careers in IL

Some of the careers sociology and anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $62,330
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 0% $82,660
Sociology Professors 0% $69,450
Sociologists -17% $75,290

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to sociology and anthropology.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Economics 2,059
Political Science & Government 1,528
Sociology 971
International Relations & Security 389
Anthropology 320
General Social Sciences 272
Geography & Cartography 210
Criminology 181

View all majors related to Sociology & Anthropology

View Nationwide Sociology & Anthropology Report

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