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Best Sociology Schools

Academic Overview Key Fact

Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares basic academic information between best Sociology schools. By school type, There are 5 public and 6 private schools in best Sociology schools. By school level, all 11 best Sociology schools are 4 years or high institutes.

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Academic Comparison - Sociology
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of Chicago Chicago, IL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
Northwestern University Evanston, IL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Harvard University Cambridge, MA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Princeton University Princeton, NJ Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
Stanford University Stanford, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best Sociology schools is $12,031 for in-state students and $44,378 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 18.00% and graduation rate is 92.45%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.

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Key Facts Comparison - Sociology
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
University of California-Berkeley$13,509 / $40,19117%92%17%38,189
University of California-Los Angeles$12,920 / $39,60217%91%16%41,908
University of Chicago$53,6498%92%6%15,391
Northwestern University$50,85513%93%7%21,655
Harvard University$47,0746%98%7%29,652
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,402 / $45,41026%90%12%43,651
Princeton University$45,3207%97%5%8,138
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$8,834 / $33,91631%90%14%29,084
University of Pennsylvania$51,46410%95%6%24,876
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,488 / $32,73858%85%18%42,716
Stanford University$47,9405%94%11%16,980
Average$2,406 / $4,0341.64%8.40%0.98%2,580
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.