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Social Sciences at California State University - Fresno

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Fresno State ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Fresno State

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

Fresno State Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Fresno State was ranked #327 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #35 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 55
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 56
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 106
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 180
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 230
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 327
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 514

Popularity of Social Sciences at Fresno State

During the 2018-2019 academic year, California State University - Fresno handed out 665 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #56 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 0% over the previous year when 662 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Fresno State. This makes it the #365 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Fresno State Social Sciences Students

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

Fresno State Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

The social sciences program at Fresno State awarded 665 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 39% of these degrees went to men with the other 61% going to women.

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The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are Hispanic or Latino. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 66% of grads fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 49
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 442
White 94
Non-Resident Aliens 20
Other Races 44

Fresno State Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 4 social sciences students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Fresno State, about 50% were men and 50% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

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
Criminology 419
Sociology 129
Political Science & Government 51
Anthropology 30
Economics 25
Geography & Cartography 15

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 599
Psychology 397
Communication & Journalism 223
History 87
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 32

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