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Sociology Schools in Florida

1,141 Sociology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Sociology is the 59th most popular major out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,073
Master’s Degree 38
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 30

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a sociology major is more popular with women than with men.

Sociology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of sociology majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.0%
  • White: 41.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Sociology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 23,430 people employed in jobs related to a sociology degree, compared to 479,420 nationwide.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a sociology grad in the state is $89,790, compared to a typical salary of $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Florida that offer sociology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,744. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
157 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,733. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,311. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

In their early career, USF Tampa grads earn an average salary of $36,800. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#7

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
10,912 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $19,545. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $10,951. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,926 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. The student to faculty ratio is 65 to 1.

#10

University of Miami

Coral Gables
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. An average student at U Miami will pay a net price of $30,841. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at U Miami.

Sociology Careers in FL

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Sociologists 22% $78,840
Managers 17% $90,740
Sociology Professors 17% $88,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Political Science & Government 2,398
Economics 1,390
International Relations & Security 949
Criminology 816
General Social Sciences 614
Anthropology 565
Geography & Cartography 252
Other Social Sciences 11

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