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Social Sciences at Clemson 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 Clemson ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Clemson

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

Clemson Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Clemson was ranked #158 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #2 in South Carolina.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 158
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 163
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 174
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 186
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 199
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 384
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 647

Popularity of Social Sciences at Clemson

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Clemson University handed out 286 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #163 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 4% over the previous year when 274 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 9 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Clemson. This makes it the #305 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 15 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2019, making the school the #90 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Clemson Social Sciences Students

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

Clemson Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 286 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in social sciences from Clemson in 2019, 56% were men and 44% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Clemson are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 79% of students fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 32
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 226
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 10

Clemson Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 9 students who earned a master's degree in Social Sciences from Clemson in 2018-2019, 56% were men and 44% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Clemson are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 78% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Clemson University 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 0
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 2
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
Economics 139
Political Science & Government 81
Sociology 51
Criminology 24
Anthropology 11
Other Social Sciences 4

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 372
Psychology 305
History 61
Communication & Journalism 39
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 21

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