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Social Sciences at Utah State 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, and more. In addition, we cover how USU ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at USU

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

USU Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at USU was ranked #266 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #3 in Utah.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Social Sciences Schools 10
Best Online Social Sciences Schools 31
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 74
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 80
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 115
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 166
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 171
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 266
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 420

Popularity of Social Sciences at USU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Utah State University handed out 518 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #80 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 462 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 32 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from USU. This makes it the #143 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 6 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2019, making the school the #130 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

USU Social Sciences Students

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

USU Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

The social sciences program at USU awarded 518 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 53% of these degrees went to men with the other 47% going to women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 236
Non-Resident Aliens 29
Other Races 224

USU Social Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 social sciences majors earned their master's degree from USU. Of these graduates, 56% were men and 44% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at USU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 2

Social Sciences Majors

Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Economics 378
Sociology 88
Political Science & Government 52
Anthropology 29
Geography & Cartography 9

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 859
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 265
Psychology 215
Communication & Journalism 172
History 55

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