Sociology in Ohio

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Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Ohio


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Ohio receive sociology degrees every year. That means an estimated 898 sociologists graduate from Ohio's 47 sociology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio that has a sociology program is Ohio State University-Main Campus. Ohio State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Columbus. In 2010, Ohio State University-Main Campus graduated 183 students from its sociology program. Ohio State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $9,420 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a sociology program is Oberlin College. Oberlin College, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Oberlin. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Oberlin College sociology program. Students at Oberlin College paid $41,577 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a sociology program is Kenyon College, which is located in Gambier. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. 16 students graduated with degree in sociology from Kenyon College in 2010. Kenyon College charged in-state students $40,900 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's sociology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $20,727 per year, though tuition can range from $41,577 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the following Ohio sociology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Oberlin College - located in Oberlin, students are charged $41,577 per year
  2. Kenyon College - located in Gambier, students are charged $40,900 per year
  3. Denison University - located in Granville, students are charged $38,220 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Ohio sociology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Owens Community College - located in Perrysburg, students are charged $3,749 per year
  3. Wright State University-Lake Campus - located in Celina, students are charged $5,241 per year

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

A large number of Ohio sociology graduates become sociologists. In 2010, there were 90 sociologists working in Ohio. The Ohio counties with the largest populations of sociologists are:

  1. Delaware County - 40 sociologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sociologists in Ohio will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 120 sociologists working in Ohio.

Salary

On average, sociologists earn $57,000 per year. In 2010, however, some Ohio sociologists earned as little as less than $39,230 per year or as much as more than $76,050 per year. A sociologist in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Delaware County - $53,820 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in sociology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic psychology or school psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Sociology in Ohio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Sociology in Ohio
  • Doctoral Degree in Sociology in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,855 miles from location Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus OH 85.5159 49% 55,014
5,931 miles from location University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati OH 68.9215 36% 31,134
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,775 miles from location Kent State University at Kent Kent OH 32.7689 39% 25,127
5,895 miles from location University of Toledo Toledo OH 26.8042 n/a 23,064
5,803 miles from location Ohio University-Main Campus Athens OH 73.0214 35% 22,647
5,891 miles from location Owens Community College Perrysburg OH 11.3004 n/a 22,530
5,917 miles from location Sinclair Community College Dayton OH 11.8406 n/a 21,561
5,910 miles from location Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton OH 25.0605 n/a 17,558
5,895 miles from location Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green OH 65.9679 34% 17,309
5,944 miles from location Miami University-Oxford Oxford OH 41.8383 24% 16,884
5,794 miles from location Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 23.1227 40% 16,216
5,738 miles from location Youngstown State University Youngstown OH 22.3377 n/a 14,644
5,916 miles from location University of Dayton Dayton OH 36.9742 19% 10,908
5,791 miles from location Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 78.2057 17% 9,738
5,928 miles from location Xavier University Cincinnati OH 69.5571 22% 6,966
5,824 miles from location Ashland University Ashland OH 61.3225 22% 6,300
5,894 miles from location The University of Findlay Findlay OH 60.0247 28% 5,485
5,802 miles from location Baldwin-Wallace College Berea OH 65.9973 32% 4,388
5,847 miles from location Shawnee State University Portsmouth OH 15.9698 n/a 4,300
5,787 miles from location John Carroll University Cleveland OH 66.1648 24% 3,714
5,902 miles from location Ohio Northern University Ada OH 67.3993 25% 3,636
5,851 miles from location Capital University Columbus OH 62.5694 23% 3,540
5,896 miles from location Cedarville University Cedarville OH 68.5434 32% 3,102
5,852 miles from location Otterbein University Westerville OH 61.346 22% 3,063
5,851 miles from location Ohio Dominican University Columbus OH 21.9484 20% 3,052
5,821 miles from location Oberlin College Oberlin OH 80.7081 33% 2,939
5,774 miles from location Walsh University Canton OH 28.0507 42% 2,760
5,732 miles from location Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville OH 69.2847 41% 2,725
5,828 miles from location Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon OH 26.4062 48% 2,622
5,899 miles from location Central State University Wilberforce OH 17.448 26% 2,436
5,937 miles from location College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati OH 26.649 37% 2,324
5,829 miles from location Denison University Granville OH 36.983 26% 2,267
5,761 miles from location University of Mount Union Alliance OH 29.0067 33% 2,212
5,788 miles from location Muskingum University New Concord OH 59.092 30% 2,207
5,900 miles from location Lourdes College Sylvania OH 18.7614 41% 2,202
5,815 miles from location University of Rio Grande Rio Grande OH 21.2168 n/a 2,096
5,897 miles from location Wittenberg University Springfield OH 29.2785 22% 1,934
5,860 miles from location Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware OH 28.3732 18% 1,893
5,803 miles from location The College of Wooster Wooster OH 70.6222 17% 1,853
5,825 miles from location Kenyon College Gambier OH 78.5685 30% 1,633
5,895 miles from location Urbana University Urbana OH 17.1356 43% 1,540
5,783 miles from location Ursuline College Cleveland OH 53.5024 43% 1,515
5,766 miles from location Hiram College Hiram OH 30.4986 28% 1,395
5,934 miles from location Wright State University-Lake Campus Celina OH 20.0458 n/a 1,363
5,906 miles from location Bluffton University Bluffton OH 28.3719 23% 1,127
5,899 miles from location Wilberforce University Wilberforce OH 17.2859 20% 710
 

Curious what studying Sociology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary + 840 $63,830 31.3%
2
Sociologists + 90 $57,000 200.0%
 

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