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Sociology Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 74 students earned their Sociology degrees in ME.

As a degree choice, Sociology is the 53rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 74

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 66.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.1%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Sociology Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Maine

1,440 people in the state and 479,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to sociology.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Maine

In this state, sociology grads earn an average of $69,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $90,290.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate.

#2

Bates College

Lewiston
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,477. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

In their early career, UMaine grads earn an average salary of $33,800. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

In their early career, University of Southern Maine grads earn an average salary of $33,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,180.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,010 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years.

#6

Colby College

Waterville
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,553. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Colby. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Saint Joseph's Maine.

Sociology Careers in ME

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Managers 1% $92,110
Sociology Professors 0% $58,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Political Science & Government 330
Economics 274
Other Social Sciences 57
Anthropology 44
Criminology 23
International Relations & Security 21
Geography & Cartography 16
General Social Sciences 15

View all majors related to Sociology

View Nationwide Sociology Report

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