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Sociology Schools in Wisconsin

490 students earned Sociology degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Sociology is the 46th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 416
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 41
Master’s Degree 20
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 69.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Sociology Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 12,650 people employed in jobs related to a sociology degree, compared to 479,420 nationwide.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a sociology grad in the state is $84,930, compared to a typical salary of $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Wisconsin that offer sociology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,219.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,086 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at UW - Stevens Point.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. Most students complete their degree in 4.54 years. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Marquette University

Milwaukee
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $50,600 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,295 Total Students

The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UW - Parkside. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,135 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,600 a year. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - River Falls.

#9

Beloit College

Beloit
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,673. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UW - Eau Claire.

Sociology Careers in WI

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Sociologists 22% $75,860
Managers 13% $75,630
Sociology Professors 5% $78,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Economics 1,183
Political Science & Government 764
Criminology 356
Geography & Cartography 285
Anthropology 147
International Relations & Security 93
General Social Sciences 65
Other Social Sciences 46

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