Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Sociology and the types of students that study this field. University of California-Los Angeles awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Sociology. Tuition costs for Sociology majors are, on average, $6,984 for in-state public colleges, and $34,352 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Sociology programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Social Sciences in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Social Sciences is 42.9, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Social Sciences degrees, and White students earn the majority (16,016) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Sociology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sociology majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Sociology majors need more than the average amount of Negotiation, Writing, and Systems Analysis.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Sociology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Negotiation is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.