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#1

#1 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Towson University
Towson, MD

Overall, Towson University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

215

SAT Score

1,010–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$14,443

Median Starting Salary

$61,031

#2

#2 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

In general, the University of California-Berkeley is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

173

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$51,071

#3

#3 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

In general, the University of Southern Maine is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

71

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,343

Median Starting Salary

$57,086

#4

#4 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

New York University
New York, NY

Generally, New York University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

52

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$29,499

Median Starting Salary

$55,756

#5

#5 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Clark University
Worcester, MA

Clark University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives roughly 8,790 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

50%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,260–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$32,053

Median Starting Salary

$63,914

#6

#6 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT

Generally, Wesleyan University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,350–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$21,270

Median Starting Salary

$61,190

#7

#7 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Columbia University requires all freshman students to apply online, using either The Coalition Application...

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$49,704

#8

#8 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA

Agnes Scott College is a fairly selective school. The institution receives roughly 1,900 applications...

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,160–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$24,305

Median Starting Salary

$59,207

#9

#9 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo College is a somewhat selective school. The institution receives about 3,700 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,210–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$26,981

Median Starting Salary

$64,434

#10

#10 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Overall, Loyola University Maryland is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$33,312

Median Starting Salary

$68,785

#11

#11 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

In general, Central Michigan University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

54

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$15,605

Median Starting Salary

$60,741

#12

#12 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

In general, the University of California-San Diego is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

52

SAT Score

1,290–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$16,111

Median Starting Salary

$53,006

#13

#13 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

In general, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

41

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$55,289

#14

#14 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Tacoma, WA

the University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$10,680

Median Starting Salary

$57,552

#15

#15 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Every application received by UChicago is carefully reviewed several times and presented to a committee.

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$36,991

Median Starting Salary

$52,821

#16

#16 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Williams College
Williamstown, MA

Every year about 15,000 students apply to Williams College with 1,300 receiving their acceptance letters.

Acceptance Rate

8%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,490–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$20,965

Median Starting Salary

$54,358

#17

#17 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Russell Sage College
Troy, NY

Russell Sage College is a fairly selective school. They receive approximately 1,740 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

900–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$22,456

Median Starting Salary

$59,072

#18

#18 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University is a extremely selective school. Approximately 80,800 applications are received by Boston...

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$59,824

#19

#19 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Overall, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,230–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$19,184

Median Starting Salary

$59,303

#20

#20 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR

Eastern Oregon University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

930–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$15,234

Median Starting Salary

$58,268

#21

#21 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

the University of Rochester is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,400–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$39,775

Median Starting Salary

$56,694

#22

#22 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Keystone College
La Plume, PA

Keystone College is a somewhat selective school. The institution receives approximately 1,570 applications...

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

890–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$15,559

Median Starting Salary

$59,849

#23

#23 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA

Mount Aloysius College is a non selective school. The school receives about 1,870 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

940–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$20,564

Median Starting Salary

$59,974

#24

#24 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,300–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$24,286

Median Starting Salary

$60,387

#25

#25 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
Bradford, PA

Generally, the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

990–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$16,505

Median Starting Salary

$64,794

#26

#26 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore is one of the most selective schools in the country, choosing to accept only about 1,020 of 14,700...

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,440–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$20,715

Median Starting Salary

$53,338

#27

#27 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Every year, Penn receives approximately 54,600 applications from prospective freshman with an acceptance...

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$51,817

#28

#28 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Brown University
Providence, RI

Every year, 50,600 students apply to Brown University through the Common Application.

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$26,723

Median Starting Salary

$58,872

#29

#29 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

the University of California-Riverside is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$14,487

Median Starting Salary

$54,584

#30

#30 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Prescott College
Prescott, AZ

Prescott College is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,020–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$25,317

Median Starting Salary

$58,532

#31

#31 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

In general, Colorado College is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

16%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,300–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$33,178

Median Starting Salary

$62,923

#32

#32 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville, PA

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,100–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$21,076

Median Starting Salary

$62,513

#33

#33 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA

Whitman College is a highly selective school. They receive roughly 5,500 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,340–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$39,935

Median Starting Salary

$63,755

#34

#34 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Mount Mary University
Milwaukee, WI

Mount Mary University is a fairly selective school. Around 1,340 applications are received by the school...

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$22,897

Median Starting Salary

$58,098

#35

#35 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$60,493

#36

#36 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Butler University
Indianapolis, IN

Butler University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$37,399

Median Starting Salary

$66,902

#37

#37 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Maine at Presque Isle
Presque Isle, ME

Overall, the University of Maine at Presque Isle is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

810–1,040

Est. Net Price *

$9,104

Median Starting Salary

$58,278

#38

#38 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

In general, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,040–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,417

Median Starting Salary

$58,272

#39

#39 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA

Dominican University of California is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,110–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$49,907

Median Starting Salary

$62,426

#40

#40 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Northeastern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$35,827

Median Starting Salary

$58,482

#41

#41 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

In general, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,150–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$16,834

Median Starting Salary

$55,503

#42

#42 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

The University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL

Overall, The University of West Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,070–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$8,609

Median Starting Salary

$56,589

#43

#43 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Elmira College
Elmira, NY

Overall, Elmira College is a non selective school. Around 1,500 applications are received by the school each...

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,120–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$24,040

Median Starting Salary

$63,067

#44

#44 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Marywood University
Scranton, PA

In general, Marywood University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$22,504

Median Starting Salary

$62,599

#45

#45 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN

Generally, Hamline University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,021

Median Starting Salary

$59,766

#46

#46 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR

Generally, Ouachita Baptist University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,080–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$21,677

Median Starting Salary

$60,840

#47

#47 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Benedictine University
Lisle, IL

In general, Benedictine University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,030–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$25,658

Median Starting Salary

$59,121

#48

#48 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Morningside University
Sioux City, IA

Morningside University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$23,947

Median Starting Salary

$63,060

#49

#49 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Indiana, PA

In general, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

940–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$20,205

Median Starting Salary

$60,957

#50

#50 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of La Verne
La Verne, CA

Overall, the University of La Verne is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

970–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$25,103

Median Starting Salary

$56,690

#51

#51 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Puerto Rico-Humacao
Humacao, PR

Overall, the University of Puerto Rico-Humacao is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

980–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,158

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#52

#52 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH

Plymouth State University is a non selective school. The school receives roughly 5,920 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

880–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$20,321

Median Starting Salary

$64,357

#53

#53 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,030–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$5,001

Median Starting Salary

$56,700

#54

#54 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Felician University
Lodi, NJ

Felician University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$15,743

Median Starting Salary

$57,966

#55

#55 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$11,365

Median Starting Salary

$60,097

#56

#56 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Concordia University Texas
Austin, TX

Concordia University Texas is a non selective school. They receive roughly 1,900 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,010–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$24,761

Median Starting Salary

$58,595

#57

#57 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV

West Virginia Wesleyan College is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

940–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$20,470

Median Starting Salary

$62,449

#58

#58 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR

Overall, the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

580–640

Est. Net Price *

$9,444

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#59

#59 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Mary Baldwin University
Staunton, VA

Overall, Mary Baldwin University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

950–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$18,746

Median Starting Salary

$56,934

#60

#60 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Santurce, PR

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$13,526

Median Starting Salary

$55,380

#61

#61 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bartlesville, OK

Overall, Oklahoma Wesleyan University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

930–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$27,590

Median Starting Salary

$61,328

#62

#62 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$10,852

Median Starting Salary

$56,697

#63

#63 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Humphreys University-Stockton and Modesto Campuses
Stockton, CA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$18,306

Median Starting Salary

$55,944

#64

#64 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Pennsylvania Western University
California, PA

Pennsylvania Western University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

950–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$18,527

Median Starting Salary

$0

#65

#65 Best College for Social Sciences, Other in the U.S.

Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, PA

Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

980–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$17,412

Median Starting Salary

$0

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About Social Sciences, Other

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Those who are interested in Social Sciences, Other can study up to a Post masters certificate. Currently, 1,894 students earn a some level of degree in Social Sciences, Other around the United States each year. More students earn a degree in Social Sciences, Other in California than any other state. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Other is $44,181.

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1,306
Female Students
837 (64%)
Male Students
469 (35%)

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