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Sociology Schools in Texas

1,840 students earned Sociology degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Sociology is the 43rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,573
Master’s Degree 144
Associate’s Degree 87
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 34
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 34
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 34
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 36.2%
  • White: 34.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Sociology Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Texas

There are 21,720 people in the state and 479,420 people in the nation working in sociology jobs.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Texas

In this state, sociology grads earn an average of $82,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $90,290.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 78 colleges in Texas that offer sociology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

287 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Texas A&M College Station. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,594 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,849.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,505. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UT Austin. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,187 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Texas State. A typical student attending Texas State will pay a net price of $15,629.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,742 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,200 a year.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
39,336 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,886 Total Students

The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at TWU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
12,109 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $12,875.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,100 a year. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UH. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
29,113 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. The average student takes 4.69 years to complete their degree at UT Rio Grande Valley. A typical student attending UT Rio Grande Valley will pay a net price of $4,166.

Sociology Careers in TX

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Managers 15% $113,510
Sociology Professors 14% $74,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Political Science & Government 2,574
Economics 2,209
Anthropology 635
Geography & Cartography 622
International Relations & Security 462
Criminology 452
General Social Sciences 186
Urban Studies 30

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