Social Sciences at Boston University
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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Boston U
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Doctorate Degree in Social Sciences
Boston U Social Sciences Rankings
Popularity of Social Sciences at Boston U
During the 2018-2019 academic year, Boston University handed out 726 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #42 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 10% over the previous year when 663 degrees were handed out.
In 2019, 234 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Boston U. This makes it the #9 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.
In addition, 42 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2019, making the school the #27 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Boston U Social Sciences Students
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Boston University.
Boston U Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program
Of the 726 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Boston U in 2018-2019, 41% were men and 59% were women.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's in social sciences.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||23|
|Hispanic or Latino||100|
Boston U Social Sciences Master’s Program
For the most recent academic year available, 47% of social sciences master's degrees went to men and 53% went to women.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a master's in social sciences.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||12|
Social Sciences Majors
Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.
|International Relations & National Security||259|
|Political Science & Government||143|
|Other Social Sciences||19|
|General Social Sciences||6|
|Geography & Cartography||3|
Majors Similar to Social Sciences
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||1,011|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||30|
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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