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Social Sciences at Howard 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 Howard ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Howard

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

Howard Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Howard was ranked #199 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #4 in District of Columbia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 114
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 199
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 271
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 276

Popularity of Social Sciences at Howard

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Howard University handed out 127 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #271 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 15% over the previous year when 150 degrees were handed out.

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

In addition, 10 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2018, making the school the #113 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Howard Social Sciences Students

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

Howard Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 127 social sciences students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Howard, about 32% were men and 68% were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 94% of grads fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 119
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 1

Howard Social Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 17 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Howard. About 41% were men and 59% were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the master's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 65% of grads fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 0

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
Political Science & Government 97
Economics 41
Sociology 16

Related Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Journalism 197
Psychology 125
Education 36
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 21
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 13

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