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Sociology in Florida

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Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Florida

Around 0.2% of Florida's graduates graduate from sociology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,014 sociologists graduate from Florida's 23 sociology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Miami, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a sociology program. It is located in Miami. 11 students graduated with a degree in sociology from University of Miami in 2010. Students at University of Miami paid $37,836 per year in tuition fees.

University of Central Florida, which is located in Orlando, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 82 students graduated from University of Central Florida sociology program. Students at University of Central Florida paid $5,021 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Florida with a sociology program is University of South Florida-Main Campus, which is located in Tampa. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, University of South Florida-Main Campus graduated 130 students from its sociology programs. Tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus was $5,198 per year.


Sociology schools in Florida, charge students an average tuition of $16,517 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,836 per year, or as little as $3,835 per year. In 2010, the sociology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Rollins College - located in Winter Park, students are charged $37,640 per year
  3. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year

The following Florida sociology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Florida Atlantic University - located in Boca Raton, students are charged $3,835 per year
  2. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $4,635 per year
  3. University of North Florida - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $4,909 per year

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

Most people who graduate from sociology school in Florida go on to work as a sociologist. In 2010, there were 50 sociologists working in Florida. The following counties have the largest number of Florida sociologists:

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of sociologists in the state of Florida will grow to 110. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.


A sociologist in Florida earns $73,510 per year on average.

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For more data regarding a career in sociology in Florida 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Sociology in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Sociology in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 420 $78,070 0.0%
Sociologists 50 $73,510 -54.5%

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