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Sociology at Central Washington University

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Sociology at Central Washington University

The Sociology major is part of the social sciences program at Central Washington 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, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how CWU ranks among other schools offering degrees in sociology.

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Sociology Degrees Available at CWU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

CWU Sociology Rankings

The bachelor's program at CWU was ranked #394 on College Factual's Best Schools for sociology list. It is also ranked #10 in Washington.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Sociology 103
Best Sociology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 246
Best Colleges for Sociology 394

Popularity of Sociology at CWU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Central Washington University handed out 46 bachelor's degrees in sociology. Due to this, the school was ranked #103 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 34% over the previous year when 70 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from CWU Make?

Salary of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at CWU is $32,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $29,700 for all sociology bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Sociology Graduates from CWU Have?

Student Debt of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at CWU, sociology students borrow a median amount of $23,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all sociology bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,466.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the sociology program at CWU is $239 per month.

Sociology Student Diversity at CWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology majors at Central Washington University.

CWU Sociology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 46 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in sociology from CWU in 2018, 33% were men and 67% were women.

CWU Gender Breakdown of Sociology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor's in sociology.

Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at Central Washington University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 21
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 7

Areas of Concentration for Sociology

Sociology students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Sociology 46

Majors Similar to Sociology

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Social Sciences 107
Anthropology 46
Geography & Cartography 28
Political Science & Government 22
Economics 14

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