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Sociology Schools in Oregon

409 students earned Sociology degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

A Sociology major is the 36th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 378
Master’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.6%
  • White: 60.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 14.2%
Sociology Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Oregon

In this state, there are 8,020 people employed in jobs related to a sociology degree, compared to 479,420 nationwide.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Oregon

Sociology grads earn an average of $82,240 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Oregon that offer sociology degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

160 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,600 a year. 77% of students get financical aid. 84% of the teachers are full time.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,986 Total Students

The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,969.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
2,363 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,500 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,386.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Western Oregon State College. The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,280 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.60% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at University of Portland. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,612 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,229. Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation.

#6

Pacific University

Forest Grove
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

63% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Pacific.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $29,119. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,376 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%. This private school has an average net price of $27,369. Graduates earn an average $47,300 after graduation.

#10

Reed College

Portland
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,503 Total Students

An average student at Reed will pay a net price of $33,495. The 0.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

Sociology Careers in OR

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Sociology Professors 15% $76,310
Managers 15% $89,200
Sociologists -20% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Economics 774
General Social Sciences 696
Political Science & Government 541
Geography & Cartography 279
Anthropology 233
International Relations & Security 93
Sociology & Anthropology 65
Other Social Sciences 20

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