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Social Sciences at Emory University

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. We've also included details on how Emory ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Emory

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

Emory Social Sciences Rankings

Emory is in the top 10% of the country for social sciences. More specifically it was ranked #53 out of 670 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #1 in Georgia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 53
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 75
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 92
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 135
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 145
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 308

Popularity of Social Sciences at Emory

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Emory University handed out 405 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #92 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 17 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Emory. This makes it the #232 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 26 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2018, making the school the #55 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at Emory

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

Emory Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 48% of social sciences bachelor's degrees went to men and 52% went to women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 80
Black or African American 46
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 130
Non-Resident Aliens 91
Other Races 18

Emory Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 17 students who graduated with a Master’s in social sciences from Emory in 2018, 18% were men and 82% were women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Social Sciences

Social Sciences 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
Economics 167
Political Science & Government 99
Anthropology 71
Sociology 58
International Relations & National Security 53
General Social Sciences 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 155
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 71
History 48
Communication & Journalism 31
Education 3

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