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Sociology & Anthropology Schools in New York

96 students earned Sociology & Anthropology degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Sociology & Anthropology is the 222nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Sociology & Anthropology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 96

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology & Anthropology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.4%
  • Black or African American: 19.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.8%
  • White: 40.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Sociology & Anthropology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology & Anthropology Grads in New York

19,220 people in the state and 491,330 in the nation are employed in jobs related to sociology and anthropology.

Sociology & Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Sociology & Anthropology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a sociology and anthropology grad in the state is $90,250, compared to a typical salary of $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in New York that offer sociology and anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
12,782 Total Students

A typical student attending CSI will pay a net price of $6,217. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 82% of students get financical aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,395 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.50% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,254 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years. Graduates earn an average $46,500 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,068.


Elmira College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
860 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Elmira. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.


Colgate University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

49% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,041.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,503 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. 39% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Sociology & Anthropology Careers in NY

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

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Sociology Professors 18% $79,180
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 18% $100,970
Sociologists 12% $62,680
Managers 10% $109,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Economics 5,392
Political Science & Government 3,860
Sociology 3,136
General Social Sciences 1,489
International Relations & Security 1,383
Anthropology 963
Criminology 539
Other Social Sciences 486

View all majors related to Sociology & Anthropology

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