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Sociology Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 143 students earned their Sociology degrees in NV.

In this state, Sociology is the 47th most popular major out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 120
Master’s Degree 10
Associate’s Degree 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.2%
  • White: 40.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 14.7%
Sociology Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 7,170 people employed in jobs related to a sociology degree, compared to 479,420 nationwide.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Nevada

Sociology grads earn an average of $70,990 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Nevada that offer sociology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551. 96% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,752. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

Sociology Careers in NV

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Sociology Professors 25% $51,800
Managers 19% $94,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Political Science & Government 185
Criminology 164
Economics 144
Anthropology 92
International Relations & Security 46
Urban Studies 36
General Social Sciences 34
Geography & Cartography 22

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