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Sociology Schools in Boston, Massachusetts

There are 32 schools located around Boston, MA offering sociology programs. 1,000 students graduated from programs at Boston sociology schools in 2010. 924 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 48 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 990 students graduate from programs in this municipality in sociology every year. This accounts for approximately 76% of sociology students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate. More specifically, ten students graduated with an associate's level degree in sociology, 924 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 48 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a doctorate level degree.

32 sociology schools are in Boston. Out of these, 23 schools are private, while nine schools are public. Public sociology school tuition varies from $6,986 to $10,611, while tuition at a private sociology school varies from $23,772 to $41,598.

Average tuition for sociology programs is $26,648. While the lowest tuition in Boston, which is $6,986 per year, is at Rhode Island College, the highest tuition for sociology programs, which is $41,598 per year, is at Tufts University.

Schools in Boston offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for sociology students.

Sociology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

On average, 990 students graduate from programs in this municipality in sociology every year. This accounts for approximately 76% of sociology students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate. More specifically, ten students graduated with an associate's level degree in sociology, 924 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 48 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a doctorate level degree.

Sociology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 948
  • Bachelor 2007: 986
  • Bachelor 2008: 899
  • Bachelor 2009: 937
  • Bachelor 2010: 924
  • Master 2006: 53
  • Master 2007: 60
  • Master 2008: 46
  • Master 2009: 68
  • Master 2010: 48
  • Doctorate 2006: 24
  • Doctorate 2007: 24
  • Doctorate 2008: 32
  • Doctorate 2009: 27
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Sociology Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston schools offer a total of 48 sociology programs. Of these programs, around 66% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Sociology Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 32
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47240
  • 25th Percentile: 53230
  • Median: 64600
  • 75th Percentile: 83180
  • 90th Percentile: 92000

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: 42330
  • Median Salary 2007: 45000
  • Median Salary 2008: 43060
  • Median Salary 2009: 53830
  • Median Salary 2010: 64600
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Sociologists — Employment Trend

Sociologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74820
  • Median Salary 2007: 81610
  • Median Salary 2008: 63250
  • Median Salary 2009: 64160
  • Median Salary 2010: 60610
  • Total Employed 2006: 85
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Boston vs Massachusetts Sociology Employment

Boston vs Massachusetts Sociology Employment

  • Employed in Boston: 76.923% (200)

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1. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

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

The University of Massachusetts-Boston, which is just 38.4 miles from neighboring East Providence, is 3.0 miles from Boston, MA and it is one of several campuses. This public university offers two programs in sociology. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology to students and one degree at the master's level in sociology. UMass Boston is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of six Boston institutions offering sociology.

2. Emmanuel College

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

Emmanuel College offers one sociology program and this school, which is located 39.0 miles from East Providence, is near Boston, MA. It is a 4-year institution and it is one out of six institutions in this city offering sociology.

3. Suffolk University

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

Suffolk University, which is located 9.4 miles from neighboring Lynn, is 0.1 miles from Boston, MA. SU offers two programs in sociology. Out of those, Suffolk offers one sociology degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology. Suffolk is a 4-year institution and this school is one out of seven Boston institutions offering sociology.

4. 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 just 8.5 miles from neighboring Waltham, is near Boston, MA. It is a public 2-year institution and this community college is one out of two Boston institutions offering sociology.

5. Simmons College

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

Simmons College, which is located just 31.5 miles from neighboring Woonsocket, is 2.4 miles from Boston, MA and it offers one sociology program. Simmons is a 4-year institution and it is one out of six Boston institutions offering sociology.