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Social Sciences at Bucknell 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. Also, learn how Bucknell ranks among other schools offering degrees in social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Bucknell

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

Bucknell Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Bucknell was ranked #89 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #7 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 65
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 71
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 89
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 202
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 317
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 402

Popularity of Social Sciences at Bucknell

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Bucknell University handed out 251 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #202 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous year when 262 degrees were handed out.

Bucknell Social Sciences Students

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

Bucknell Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 251 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in social sciences from Bucknell in 2019, 52% were men and 48% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Bucknell are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 70% of students fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 176
Non-Resident Aliens 14
Other Races 7

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 123
Political Science & Government 69
International Relations & National Security 23
Sociology 19
Anthropology 9
Geography & Cartography 8

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 75
Education 29
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 23
History 21

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