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Sociology Schools in West Virginia

There are eight West Virginia schools offering sociology programs. 245 students graduated with degrees from West Virginia sociology schools in 2010. 233 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and seven of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 243 students graduate from sociology programs in this state every year. Specifically, five students graduated with sociology certificates, 233 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and seven with a degree at the master's level.

Eight sociology schools are located in this state. And out of these, six schools are public, while two schools are private. While tuition at a private sociology school varies from $21,120 to $23,980, public sociology school tuition varies from $4,544 to $5,406.

Average tuition for sociology programs is $9,777. While the highest tuition for programs in sociology, which is $23,980 each year, is at West Virginia Wesleyan College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,544 per year, is at West Virginia State University.

West Virginia schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing sociology.

Sociology Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 243 students graduate from sociology programs in this state every year. Specifically, five students graduated with sociology certificates, 233 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and seven with a degree at the master's level.

Sociology Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 183
  • Bachelor 2007: 209
  • Bachelor 2008: 233
  • Bachelor 2009: 238
  • Bachelor 2010: 233
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 7
  • Master 2010: 7

Sociology Program Availability in West Virginia

Schools in this state offer a total of 11 programs in sociology. Of these programs, approximately 72.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Sociology Program Availability in West Virginia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

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  • Median: 44325
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Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40030
  • Median Salary 2007: 41680
  • Median Salary 2008: 43520
  • Median Salary 2009: 43920
  • Median Salary 2010: 44325
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

West Virginia vs National Sociology Employment

West Virginia vs National Sociology Employment

  • Employed in West Virginia: 0.341% (30)

Sociology Schools in West Virginia

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1. Shepherd University

301 N. King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-3210
(304) 876-5000

Shepherd University offers one program in sociology and it is in Shepherdstown, WV. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in West Virginia. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering sociology in terms of programs.

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2. Fairmont State University

1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
(304) 367-4000

Fairmont State University offers one program in sociology. Overall, 4,709 students pursue degrees in 46 Fairmont State University programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering programs in sociology.

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3. West Virginia State University

Rte 25
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 766-3000

West Virginia State University offers one sociology program and West Virginia State, which is very close to Institute, West Virginia, is in a rural setting. Overall, 3,190 students pursue degrees in 23 programs at this liberal arts college. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of West Virginia.

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4. West Liberty University

Route 88
West Liberty, WV 26074
(304) 336-5000

Founded in 1837, West Liberty University is a public 4-year institution. WLU, which is very close to West Liberty, West Virginia, is located in a rural setting. This school is the oldest the 14th biggest institution in the state of West Virginia. This school offers subjects including english and biology. WL offers one degree at the associates level and 22 degrees at the bachelors level to students. 2,738 students sought degrees from the 22 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this small school. It is one of 40 public post-secondary institutions in West Virginia.

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5. West Virginia Wesleyan College

59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201-2994
(304) 473-8000

West Virginia Wesleyan College is in Buckhannon, WV and Wesleyan offers one sociology program. Wesleyan is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in West Virginia. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering programs in sociology.

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6. Davis & Elkins College

100 Campus Dr
Elkins, WV 26241-3996
(304) 637-1900

Davis & Elkins College Offers one sociology program. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering sociology.

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7. Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755
(800) 642-3463

Marshall University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Huntington, WV. MU offers three sociology programs. Of those, it offers one sociology certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology, and one degree at the master's level in sociology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of West Virginia.

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8. West Virginia University

Stewart Hall- University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201
(304) 293-0111

West Virginia University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Morgantown, WV. It offers two programs in sociology. Specifically, this university offers students one sociology degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in sociology. West Virginia is a public, 4-year, research institution. WVU is the third oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering sociology programs.

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9. Concord University

100 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV 24712
(888) 384-5249

Concord University offers one sociology program and it is located in Athens, WV. CU is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering sociology programs.