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Sociology at CUNY Hunter College

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Sociology at CUNY Hunter College

Sociology is one of the majors in the social sciences program at CUNY Hunter College.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how Hunter ranks in comparison to other schools with sociology programs.

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Sociology Degrees Available at Hunter

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology
  • Master’s Degree in Sociology

Hunter Sociology Rankings

The bachelor's program at Hunter was ranked #146 on College Factual's Best Schools for sociology list. It is also ranked #17 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Sociology 2
Most Focused Colleges for Sociology 51
Best Colleges for Sociology 146

Popularity of Sociology at Hunter

During the 2017-2018 academic year, CUNY Hunter College handed out 242 bachelor's degrees in sociology. Due to this, the school was ranked #21 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 20% over the previous year when 202 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 11 students received their master’s degree in sociology from Hunter. This makes it the #26 most popular school for sociology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from Hunter Make?

Salary of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of sociology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $30,100. 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.

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How Much Student Debt Do Sociology Graduates from Hunter Have?

Student Debt of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Hunter, sociology students borrow a median amount of $11,250 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.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the sociology program at Hunter is $117 per month.

Hunter Sociology Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology majors at CUNY Hunter College.

Hunter Sociology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 242 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology from Hunter. About 17% were men and 83% were women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Sociology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a bachelor's in sociology.

Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 35
Black or African American 48
Hispanic or Latino 96
White 45
Non-Resident Aliens 11
Other Races 7

Hunter Sociology Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 27% of sociology master's degrees went to men and 73% went to women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Sociology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 55% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a master's in sociology.

Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

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 253

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 158
Political Science & Government 132
Urban Studies 76
Anthropology 63
Geography & Cartography 45

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