Social Sciences at Brown University
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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Brown
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
- Doctorate Degree in Social Sciences
Brown Social Sciences Rankings
In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for social sciences majors, Brown came in at #13. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Rhode Island.
|Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates||13|
|Best Colleges for Social Sciences||13|
|Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences||113|
Popularity of Social Sciences at Brown
During the 2017-2018 academic year, Brown University handed out 394 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #107 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 351 degrees were handed out.
In 2018, 40 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Brown. This makes it the #108 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.
In addition, 26 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2018, making the school the #55 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Brown Social Sciences Students
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Brown University.
Brown Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program
Of the 394 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Brown in 2017-2018, 49% were men and 51% were women.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's in social sciences.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||33|
|Hispanic or Latino||42|
Brown Social Sciences Master’s Program
For the most recent academic year available, 57% of social sciences master's degrees went to men and 42% went to women.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brown University with a master's in social sciences.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Areas of Concentration for Social Sciences
Social Sciences students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.
|Political Science & Government||91|
|International Relations & National Security||62|
|Other Social Sciences||7|
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||135|
|Communication & Journalism||37|
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