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Social Sciences at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Social Sciences Rankings

Rutgers New Brunswick is in the top 10% of the country for social sciences. More specifically it was ranked #40 out of 670 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #2 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 95

Popularity of Social Sciences at Rutgers New Brunswick

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Rutgers University - New Brunswick handed out 789 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #38 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 9% over the previous year when 725 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 43 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Rutgers New Brunswick. This makes it the #102 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 49 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2018, making the school the #19 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Rutgers New Brunswick Social Sciences Students

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 789 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in social sciences from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2018, 62% were men and 38% were women.

Rutgers New Brunswick Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Rutgers New Brunswick are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 50% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 147
Black or African American 48
Hispanic or Latino 103
White 396
Non-Resident Aliens 62
Other Races 33

Rutgers New Brunswick Social Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 43 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Rutgers New Brunswick. About 49% were men and 51% were women.

Rutgers New Brunswick Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 17
Other Races 1

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 387
Political Science & Government 279
Sociology 66
Anthropology 49
Other Social Sciences 45
Urban Studies 30
Geography & Cartography 25

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 604
Communication & Journalism 538
Education 338
Library Science 118
History 111

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