Sociology in Michigan

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Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in sociology. That means an estimated 699 sociologists graduate from Michigan's 34 sociology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a sociology program is Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. In 2010, 111 students graduated from Michigan State University's sociology program. Students at Michigan State University paid $11,152 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a sociology program is Grand Valley State University, which is located in Allendale. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, 45 students graduated from Grand Valley State University sociology program. Students at Grand Valley State University paid $9,088 per year in tuition fees.

Alma College, which is located in Alma, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Alma College sociology program. Tuition at Alma College was $27,580 per year.

Cost

Sociology schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $13,350 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $31,186 per year, or as little as $2,156 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan sociology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  2. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
  3. Alma College - located in Alma, students are charged $27,580 per year

The following Michigan sociology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  2. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
  3. Kellogg Community College - located in Battle Creek, students are charged $2,589 per year

A sociology degree from a Michigan school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sociology school in Michigan go on to work as a sociologist. 240 sociologists were working in Michigan in 2010. In Michigan, the largest numbers of sociologists work in the following counties:

Salary

A sociologist in Michigan earns $68,080 per year on average.

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sociology in Michigan 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 Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Sociology in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Sociology in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
6,006 miles from location Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids MI 12.7836 n/a 16,944
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,879 miles from location University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn MI 64.975 37% 8,379
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,979 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
6,040 miles from location Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI 9.92778 n/a 4,688
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
6,037 miles from location Andrews University Berrien Springs MI 63.2907 42% 3,589
6,027 miles from location Hope College Holland MI 34.8469 32% 3,230
5,876 miles from location Marygrove College Detroit MI 15.8409 37% 2,909
6,002 miles from location Cornerstone University Grand Rapids MI 60.4116 82% 2,606
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
6,004 miles from location Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI 26.0348 23% 2,145
5,905 miles from location Alpena Community College Alpena MI 16.3076 n/a 2,077
5,956 miles from location Albion College Albion MI 32.6946 31% 1,738
5,919 miles from location Adrian College Adrian MI 23.343 22% 1,608
5,957 miles from location Alma College Alma MI 68.5081 30% 1,444
5,966 miles from location Olivet College Olivet MI 21.1739 38% 1,202
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
 

Curious what studying Sociology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary + 550 $82,470 12.2%
2
Sociologists + 240 $68,080
 

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