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Social Sciences at Brandeis University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how Brandeis ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Brandeis

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Doctorate Degree in Social Sciences

Brandeis Social Sciences Rankings

Brandeis is in the top 10% of the country for social sciences. More specifically it was ranked #38 out of 558 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #4 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 38
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 52
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 91
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 98
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 138
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 314

Popularity of Social Sciences at Brandeis

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Brandeis University handed out 323 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #138 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 317 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 208 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Brandeis. This makes it the #12 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 8 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2019, making the school the #121 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at Brandeis

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Brandeis University.

Brandeis Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 323 students earned a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Brandeis. About 52% of these graduates were women and the other 48% were men.

Brandeis Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brandeis University with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Brandeis University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 31
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 119
Non-Resident Aliens 117
Other Races 18

Brandeis Social Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 208 social sciences majors earned their master's degree from Brandeis. Of these graduates, 37% were men and 63% were women.

Brandeis Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brandeis University with a master's in social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Brandeis University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 45
Non-Resident Aliens 123
Other Races 11

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.

Major Annual Graduates
Economics 390
Political Science & Government 65
Anthropology 47
Sociology 37

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 118
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 108
Education 61
History 33

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