Sociology in Arizona

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Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Arizona

Each year, approximately 0.2% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in sociology. In other words, every year an estimated 421 sociologists graduate from Arizona's 12 sociology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona with a sociology program is Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. 54 students graduated with a degree in sociology from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Prescott College sociology program. Prescott College charged in-state students $26,235 in tuition fees per year.

Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 189 students graduated from Arizona State University sociology program. Tuition at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.


If you choose to attend a Arizona sociology school, average tuition will be $6,446 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,412 per year to $26,235 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona sociology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year

The sociology schools in Arizona that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year

A sociology degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of sociology graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a sociologist. Arizona had 40 sociologists in 2010. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of sociologists are:

  1. Maricopa County


A sociologist in Arizona makes an average of $80,870 per year. But, salaries for sociologists can vary. In 2010, sociologists made as little as less than $55,400 per year or as much as more than $115,640 per year in Arizona. On average a sociologist earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $83,500 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sociology in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic psychology or school psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Sociology in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Sociology in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Sociology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Sociology in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7,489 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119

Curious what studying Sociology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary + 330 $70,570 266.7%
Sociologists + 40 $80,870 -33.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sociology related jobs in Arizona