Social Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma

4 Colleges
790 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,263 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Social Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in OklahomaWith 790 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, social sciences is the #11 most popular major in Oklahoma. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the social sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in social sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those social sciences schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Social Sciences Schools in Oklahoma

Check out the social sciences programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Social Sciences Schools in Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize suburb of Norman, University of Oklahoma is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at University of Oklahoma, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma ranking.

It takes the average student at University of Oklahoma about 4.5 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $30,331. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Oklahoma is $134,973. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Oklahoma State University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Oklahoma State is a very large public school located in the town of Stillwater. Oklahoma State also made our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma list, coming in at #2.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Oklahoma State to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $26,971. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State is about $119,212. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#3

Rogers State University

Claremore, OK

Rogers State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value social sciences schools. RSU is a small public school located in the fringe town of Claremore. RSU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma list.

At RSU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $22,295. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the RSU is $101,665. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize University of Central Oklahoma as the #4 school in this year's rankings. UCO is a large public school located in the suburb of Edmond. UCO also made our Best Colleges for Social Sciences in Oklahoma list, coming in at #3.

At UCO, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.8 years, and it costs about $25,454 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $121,416 to get a bachelor’s degree from UCO. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Social Sciences Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Social Sciences Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 2,563
Texas 7,280
New Mexico 433

Social Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 305
Political Science & Government 230
Economics 124
Geography & Cartography 39
General Social Sciences 37

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Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,293
Psychology 1,034
Communication & Journalism 1,027
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 435
History 200

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to AndrГ© KГјnzelmann.

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