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Social Sciences at Rutgers University - Newark

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, and more. Also, learn how Rutgers Newark ranks among other schools offering degrees in social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Rutgers Newark was ranked #246 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #6 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Social Sciences Schools 76
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 134
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 246
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 293
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 395
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 579

Popularity of Social Sciences at Rutgers Newark

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Rutgers University - Newark handed out 83 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #395 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 10% over the previous year when 92 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 40 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Rutgers Newark. This makes it the #108 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 11 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2018, making the school the #106 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 83 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Rutgers Newark in 2017-2018, 42% were men and 58% were women.

Rutgers Newark Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Rutgers University - Newark
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 7

Rutgers Newark Social Sciences Master’s Program

The social sciences program at Rutgers Newark awarded 40 master's degrees in 2017-2018. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women.

Rutgers Newark 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 - Newark with a master's in social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Rutgers University - Newark
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 11
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 44
Political Science & Government 40
International Relations & National Security 26
Sociology 18
Anthropology 4
Other Social Sciences 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 216
Communication & Journalism 34
History 26
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 9

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