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Sociology Schools in Massachusetts

There are 40 schools in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology programs. 1,323 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts sociology schools in 2010. 1,251 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 44 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,319 students graduate from sociology programs in this state each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from sociology programs. Out of those, ten students graduated with an associate's level sociology degree, 1,251 with a bachelor's level degree, 44 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

40 sociology schools are in Massachusetts. Of these, 28 schools are private, while 12 schools are public. Private sociology school tuition varies from $23,772 to $41,598, while public sociology school tuition varies from $7,053 to $11,917.

Average tuition for sociology programs is $26,072. The highest tuition for programs in sociology, which is $41,598 per year, is at Tufts University, while the lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,053 per year, is at Framingham State University.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing sociology.

Sociology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,319 students graduate from sociology programs in this state each year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from sociology programs. Out of those, ten students graduated with an associate's level sociology degree, 1,251 with a bachelor's level degree, 44 with a master's level degree, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Sociology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 1304
  • Bachelor 2007: 1263
  • Bachelor 2008: 1232
  • Bachelor 2009: 1250
  • Bachelor 2010: 1251
  • Master 2006: 53
  • Master 2007: 63
  • Master 2008: 49
  • Master 2009: 65
  • Master 2010: 44
  • Doctorate 2006: 19
  • Doctorate 2007: 26
  • Doctorate 2008: 31
  • Doctorate 2009: 21
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Sociology Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in this state offer a total of 57 sociology programs. Of these programs, around 70.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Sociology Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 40
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48890
  • 25th Percentile: 55430
  • Median: 68660
  • 75th Percentile: 86390
  • 90th Percentile: 95280

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41910
  • 25th Percentile: 48640
  • Median: 60610
  • 75th Percentile: 75640
  • 90th Percentile: 87970

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46235
  • Median Salary 2007: 47560
  • Median Salary 2008: 46340
  • Median Salary 2009: 57500
  • Median Salary 2010: 68660
  • Total Employed 2006: 55
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 65
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Sociologists — Employment Trend

Sociologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64900
  • Median Salary 2007: 77270
  • Median Salary 2008: 62470
  • Median Salary 2009: 63920
  • Median Salary 2010: 60610
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Massachusetts vs National Sociology Employment

Massachusetts vs National Sociology Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 2.951% (260)

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1. Westfield State University

577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300

Westfield State University offers one sociology program and this school is in the suburbs of Westfield, Massachusetts. Westfield State is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts.

2. Dean College

99 Main Street
Franklin, MA 02038-1941
(508) 541-1900

Dean College is located in the suburbs of Franklin, Massachusetts and it offers one program in sociology. 1,266 students seek degrees in 23 Dean programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

3. The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100
(413) 662-5000

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is in North Adams, MA and it offers one sociology program. 1,974 students seek degrees in 21 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

4. Wheaton College

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 2766
(508) 285-7722

Wheaton College offers one sociology program and it is in the suburbs of Norton, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

5. Mount Holyoke College

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Mount Holyoke College offers one sociology program and MHC is located in the suburbs of South Hadley, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

6. Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2000

Amherst College offers one program in sociology. It is a 4-year institution.

7. The College of Our Lady of the Elms

291 Springfield St
Chicopee, MA 1013
(413) 594-2761

The College of Our Lady of the Elms is in the suburbs of Chicopee, Massachusetts and it offers one program in sociology. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

8. Stonehill College

320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357-6110
(508) 565-1000

Stonehill College offers one sociology program and Stonehill is in the suburbs of Easton, Massachusetts. 2,582 students pursue degrees in 33 Stonehill College programs, overall.

9. The College of the Holy Cross

One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2011

The College of the Holy Cross offers one program in sociology and this school, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Worcester, MA. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

10. Framingham State University

100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101
(508) 620-1220

Framingham State University offers one program in sociology and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 5,953 students seek degrees in 46 FSU programs.

11. Worcester State University

486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
(508) 929-8000

Worcester State University is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in sociology. It is a public 4-year institution.

12. Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 2466
(617) 243-2000

Lasell College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1851. Lasell, which is near the center of the city, is located in Newton, MA. It offers subjects such as liberal arts and psychology. This school offers 28 bachelors level degrees and one masters level degree to students. 1,798 students pursued degrees from the 29 programs at this school in 2010. Lasell is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

13. Clark University

950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
(508) 793-7711

Clark University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Worcester, MA and Clark offers one program in sociology. Clark is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

14. Curry College

1071 Blue Hill Ave
Milton, MA 02186-2395
(617) 333-2900

Curry College is located in the suburbs of Milton, Massachusetts and it offers one program in sociology. 2,983 students pursue degrees in 24 programs at Curry, overall.

15. Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA 1984
(978) 927-2300

Gordon College is located in the suburbs of Wenham, Massachusetts and it offers one sociology program. GC is a 4-year institution.

16. Smith College

Elm St
Northampton, MA 1063
(413) 584-2700

Smith College is located in the suburbs of Northampton, Massachusetts and it offers one program in sociology. 3,113 students pursue degrees in 74 programs at this school, overall.

17. Regis College

235 Wellesley St
Weston, MA 02493-1571
(781) 768-7000

Regis College offers one program in sociology and this school is in the suburbs of Weston, Massachusetts. 1,737 students seek degrees in 34 programs at this school, overall.

18. Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002-5001
(413) 549-4600

Hampshire College is in town of Amherst, Massachusetts and Hampshire offers one program in sociology. This school is a 4-year institution.

19. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston is near the heart of downtown. UMass Boston offers two programs in sociology. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in sociology by this university and one master's level degree in sociology. This university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

20. Brandeis University

415 South St
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

Brandeis University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Waltham, MA. This university offers three sociology programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology by it, one master's level degree in sociology, and one doctorate level degree in sociology. It is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

21. American International College

1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 1109
(413) 737-7000

American International College offers two programs in sociology. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology by AIC and one master's level degree in sociology. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MA.

22. Springfield College

263 Alden St
Springfield, MA 01109-3797
(413) 748-3116

Springfield College offers one sociology program and it is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown.

23. Assumption College

500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
(508) 767-7000

Assumption College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Worcester, MA and it offers one program in sociology. 2,764 students seek degrees in 70 Assumption College programs, overall.

24. Wellesley College

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
(781) 283-1000

Wellesley College is in the suburbs of Wellesley, Massachusetts and it offers one sociology program. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

25. Williams College

880 Main St
Williamstown, MA 1267
(413) 597-3131

Williams College is located in town of Williamstown, Massachusetts and it offers one program in sociology. Williams is a 4-year institution.

26. Eastern Nazarene College

23 E Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170-2999
(617) 745-3000x3706

Eastern Nazarene College offers one program in sociology and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Quincy, MA. This school is a 4-year institution.

27. The University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers one program in sociology and UMass Dartmouth is in the suburbs of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Overall, 9,432 students pursue degrees in 99 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth programs.

28. Emmanuel College

400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 2115
(617) 735-9715

Emmanuel College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA and it offers one program in sociology. This school is a 4-year institution.

29. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University is located in the center of Boston. SU offers two programs in sociology. More specifically, Suffolk offers one degree at the associate's level in sociology to students and one bachelor's level sociology degree.

30. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University is located in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts and it offers one sociology program. It is a public 4-year institution.

31. Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Rd
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-3111

Western New England University offers one sociology program and this school, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Springfield, MA. 3,734 students pursue degrees in 57 WNE programs, overall.

32. Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 1845
(978) 837-5000

Merrimack College offers one sociology program and Merrimack is located in the suburbs of North Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

33. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers three programs in sociology. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level sociology degree to students, one sociology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level sociology degree. 27,569 students seek degrees in 218 programs at this university, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Massachusetts.

34. Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 495-1000

Harvard University is in the center of Cambridge. It offers three programs in sociology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology by it, one sociology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in sociology. This ivy league university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Massachusetts. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

35. Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Boston College, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Chestnut Hill, MA. It offers three sociology programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level sociology degree, one degree at the master's level in sociology, and one doctorate level degree in sociology. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. This university ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

36. The University of Massachusetts - Lowell

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell offers one sociology program and it is located in the suburbs of Lowell, Massachusetts. UML is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

37. Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

Bunker Hill Community College offers one program in sociology and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.

38. Bridgewater State University

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325
(508) 531-1000

Bridgewater State University offers one sociology program and this school is in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Overall, 11,201 students pursue degrees in 147 BSU programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in sociology.

39. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University is located in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and FSU offers one sociology program. Overall, 6,771 students seek degrees in 83 Fitchburg State University programs.

40. Simmons College

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2000

Simmons College, which is 2.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boston, MA and it offers one sociology program. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution.

41. Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
(508) 849-3300

Founded in 1946, Anna Maria College is a 4-year institution. AMC, which is very close to Paxton, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting. This small school offers ten certificates, four degrees at the associates level, 48 degrees at the bachelors level, and 17 masters level degrees to students. 1,462 students pursued degrees from the 56 programs at AMC in 2010. This school offers subjects such as human services, nursing, and fire science. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this school.

42. Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555
(617) 628-5000

Tufts University is in the suburbs of Medford, Massachusetts and this university offers one sociology program. Overall, 10,480 students seek degrees in 152 programs at this university. Tufts is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering sociology.