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Social Sciences at Western Connecticut State University

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

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at WestConn

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

WestConn Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at WestConn was ranked #613 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #14 in Connecticut.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 356
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 629
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 637
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 649
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 817

Popularity of Social Sciences at WestConn

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Western Connecticut State University handed out 39 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #637 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 5% over the previous year when 41 degrees were handed out.

WestConn Social Sciences Students

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

WestConn Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 39 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in social sciences from WestConn. About 49% were men and 51% were women.

WestConn Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at WestConn are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 72% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Western Connecticut State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 28
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

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 19
General Social Sciences 8
Sociology & Anthropology 8
Economics 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 120
Education 92
Communication & Journalism 66
History 24
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 1

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