There are schools offering sociology degrees in North Carolina!
Schools Offering Sociology Programs in North Carolina
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Approximately 0.5% of graduates in of North Carolina receive sociology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,065 sociologists graduate from North Carolina's 39 sociology schools.
Duke University, which was ranked 10th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Carolina that has a sociology program. It is located in Durham. 52 students graduated with a degree in sociology from Duke University in 2010. Duke University charged in-state students $40,243 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in North Carolina with a sociology program is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is located in Chapel Hill. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduated 107 students from its sociology program. The tuition rate at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was $6,665 per year.
Davidson College, which is located in Davidson, is the third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Davidson College graduated 23 students from its sociology programs. Students at Davidson College paid $36,683 per year in tuition fees.
Sociology schools in North Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $16,242 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,243 per year, or as little as $3,476 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Carolina sociology schools were charged at the following schools:
- Duke University - located in Durham, students are charged $40,243 per year
- Wake Forest University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $39,970 per year
- Davidson College - located in Davidson, students are charged $36,683 per year
The sociology schools in North Carolina that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Fayetteville State University - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $3,476 per year
- Elizabeth City State University - located in Elizabeth City, students are charged $3,640 per year
- Winston-Salem State University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $4,088 per year
A sociology degree from a North Carolina school... what next?
Most people who graduate from sociology school in North Carolina go on to work as a sociologist. If you decide to work as a sociologist in North Carolina, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 120 North Carolina sociologists as of 2010. The largest populations of North Carolina sociologists are working in the following counties:
- Chatham County - 50 sociologists
- Franklin County - 40 sociologists
The government projects that by 2018, the number of sociologists in the state of North Carolina will grow to 240. This would require a 25% growth in the profession.
On average, a sociologist earns a salary of $63,800 per year in North Carolina state. However, this number is only an average. sociologists in North Carolina had varying salaries from $35,580 to $135,290 per year in 2010. The counties in North Carolina with the highest average salary for a sociologist are:
- Chatham County - $81,860 per year
- Franklin County - $45,520 per year
The following counties in North Carolina have the lowest average salaries for sociologists:
- Franklin County - $45,520 per year
- Chatham County - $81,860 per year
For more data regarding a career in sociology in North Carolina 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 North Carolina
- Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in North Carolina
- Master's Degree in Sociology in North Carolina
- Doctoral Degree in Sociology in North Carolina
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,590 miles from location||North Carolina State University at Raleigh||Raleigh||NC||80.1149||46%||33,819|
|5,613 miles from location||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Chapel Hill||NC||88.0971||53%||28,916|
|5,516 miles from location||East Carolina University||Greenville||NC||67.9538||42%||27,654|
|5,702 miles from location||University of North Carolina at Charlotte||Charlotte||NC||66.4914||39%||24,701|
|5,656 miles from location||University of North Carolina at Greensboro||Greensboro||NC||64.7816||38%||21,306|
|5,761 miles from location||Appalachian State University||Boone||NC||72.8402||36%||16,968|
|5,607 miles from location||Duke University||Durham||NC||90.1777||41%||14,350|
|5,533 miles from location||University of North Carolina-Wilmington||Wilmington||NC||71.9817||38%||12,924|
|0 miles from location||North Carolina A & T State University||Greensboro||NC||56.3873||55%||10,614|
|5,840 miles from location||Western Carolina University||Cullowhee||NC||61.4786||33%||9,429|
|5,605 miles from location||North Carolina Central University||Durham||NC||54.3059||46%||8,587|
|5,683 miles from location||Wake Forest University||Winston Salem||NC||40.8227||30%||7,079|
|5,612 miles from location||University of North Carolina at Pembroke||Pembroke||NC||53.5737||49%||6,661|
|5,679 miles from location||Winston-Salem State University||Winston Salem||NC||52.9978||62%||6,427|
|5,597 miles from location||Fayetteville State University||Fayetteville||NC||49.3718||38%||6,283|
|5,639 miles from location||Elon University||Elon College||NC||73.8091||32%||5,666|
|5,755 miles from location||Gardner-Webb University||Boiling Springs||NC||25.6188||33%||3,909|
|5,807 miles from location||University of North Carolina at Asheville||Asheville||NC||66.7846||33%||3,897|
|5,666 miles from location||High Point University||High Point||NC||60.6052||32%||3,603|
|5,552 miles from location||Mount Olive College||Mount Olive||NC||21.3151||35%||3,569|
|5,458 miles from location||Elizabeth City State University||Elizabeth City||NC||54.0353||40%||3,264|
|5,661 miles from location||Guilford College||Greensboro||NC||61.7421||19%||2,833|
|5,589 miles from location||Shaw University||Raleigh||NC||18.9782||27%||2,538|
|5,592 miles from location||Meredith College||Raleigh||NC||27.9584||37%||2,262|
|5,597 miles from location||Methodist University||Fayetteville||NC||50.5408||24%||2,183|
|5,684 miles from location||Wingate University||Wingate||NC||25.3908||15%||2,163|
|5,678 miles from location||Pfeiffer University||Misenheimer||NC||21.9215||35%||2,015|
|5,710 miles from location||Davidson College||Davidson||NC||81.1072||41%||1,743|
|5,739 miles from location||Lenoir-Rhyne University||Hickory||NC||25.6919||18%||1,674|
|5,720 miles from location||Belmont Abbey College||Belmont||NC||17.8545||31%||1,638|
|5,588 miles from location||Saint Augustines College||Raleigh||NC||47.1426||30%||1,529|
|5,543 miles from location||North Carolina Wesleyan College||Rocky Mount||NC||14.4059||29%||1,449|
|5,691 miles from location||Catawba College||Salisbury||NC||26.0712||40%||1,358|
|5,656 miles from location||Greensboro College||Greensboro||NC||52.8902||23%||1,264|
|5,808 miles from location||Mars Hill College||Mars Hill||NC||20.2932||26%||1,237|
|5,691 miles from location||Livingstone College||Salisbury||NC||39.3027||22%||1,082|
|5,800 miles from location||Warren Wilson College||Swannanoa||NC||58.0386||30%||1,028|
|5,680 miles from location||Salem College||Winston Salem||NC||62.8417||44%||985|
|5,772 miles from location||Lees-McRae College||Banner Elk||NC||22.4512||28%||906|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary +||780||$67,710||20.0%|
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