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Sociology at Emory University

The Sociology major is part of the social sciences program at Emory 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. In addition, we cover how Emory ranks in comparison to other schools with sociology programs.

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Sociology Degrees Available at Emory

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

Emory Sociology Rankings

Emory is in the top 10% of the country for sociology. More specifically it was ranked #43 out of 533 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #2 in Georgia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Sociology 43
Best Sociology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 58
Best Sociology Colleges for Veterans 252

Popularity of Sociology at Emory

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Emory University handed out 48 bachelor's degrees in sociology. Due to this, the school was ranked #141 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 11% over the previous year when 54 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 2 students received their master’s degree in sociology from Emory. This makes it the #173 most popular school for sociology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 8 students received their doctoral degrees in sociology in 2018, making the school the #22 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Sociology Graduates from Emory Make?

Salary of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Sociology majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Emory go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $35,600 a year. 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 Emory Have?

Student Debt of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Emory, sociology students borrow a median amount of $21,000 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.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the sociology program at Emory is $218 per month.

Emory Sociology Students

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

Emory Sociology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 48 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology from Emory. About 35% were men and 65% were women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Sociology 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 sociology.

Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 14
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 3

Emory Sociology Master’s Program

All of the 2 students who graduated with a Master’s in sociology from Emory in 2018 were women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Sociology 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 sociology.

Ethnic Diversity of Sociology Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 0
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 58

Majors Similar to Sociology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 167
Political Science & Government 99
Anthropology 71
International Relations & National Security 53
General Social Sciences 4

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