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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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%
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Sociologists 240 $68,080
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sociology related jobs in Michigan