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2022 Best Sociology Schools in Texas

40 Colleges
$30,421 Avg Salary
$23,876 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Sociology School for You

In 2019-2020, 1,840 degrees and certificates were awarded to sociology students who went to a Texas college or university. This makes it the #43 most popular major in the state.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Sociology Schools in Texas to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 40 schools in Texas to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2022 Best Sociology Schools in Texas

Check out the sociology programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 10 Best Sociology Schools

#1

Rice University

Houston, TX

Our analysis found Rice University to be the best school for sociology students who want to pursue a degree in Texas. Located in the large city of Houston, Rice is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Out of the 40 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, The University of Texas at Austin landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the large city of Austin, UT Austin is a public college with a very large student population.

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#3

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Out of the 40 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, Texas Christian University landed the # 3 spot on the list. TCU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fort Worth.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Southern Methodist University is a great place for sociology students. Located in the large suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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Out of the 40 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, Texas A&M University - College Station landed the # 5 spot on the list. Texas A&M College Station is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of College Station.

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#6

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX

With a ranking of #6, Trinity University did quite well on this year’s best schools for sociology students. Trinity U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of San Antonio.

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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Sociology Schools in Texas ranking. Located in the midsize city of Odessa, UT Permian Basin is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Texas Lutheran University ranked #8 on this year’s Best Sociology Schools in Texas list. Located in the fringe town of Seguin, TLU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#9

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Sociology Schools in Texas ranking. Located in the large city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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With a ranking of #10, University of North Texas at Dallas did quite well on this year’s best schools for sociology students. UNT Dallas is a small public school located in the city of Dallas.

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Best Sociology Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 514
Oklahoma 402
New Mexico 202

One of 12 majors within the area of study, sociology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,831
Political Science & Government 48,597
General Social Sciences 19,742
International Relations & National Security 14,762
Anthropology 12,008

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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