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Total Students
136,406
Total Males
66,364 (49%)

Total Females
70,042 (51%)
 

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All Social Sciences Bachelors degree Programs::

Major Students Females Males
Anthropology 9,135 (6.7%) 6,671 (73%) 2,464 (27%)
Anthropology 8,961 (6.6%) 6,549 (73.1%) 2,412 (26.9%)
Anthropology, Other 53 (%) 36 (67.9%) 17 (32.1%)
Cultural Anthropology 41 (%) 26 (63.4%) 15 (36.6%)
Medical Anthropology 51 (%) 38 (74.5%) 13 (25.5%)
Physical and Biological Anthropology 29 (%) 22 (75.9%) 7 (24.1%)
Archeology 195 (.1%) 148 (75.9%) 47 (24.1%)
Archeology 195 (.1%) 148 (75.9%) 47 (24.1%)
Criminology 7,571 (5.6%) 4,020 (53.1%) 3,551 (46.9%)
Criminology 7,571 (5.6%) 4,020 (53.1%) 3,551 (46.9%)
Economics 33,546 (24.6%) 10,659 (31.8%) 22,887 (68.2%)
Applied Economics 395 (.3%) 133 (33.7%) 262 (66.3%)
Development Economics and International Development 215 (.2%) 150 (69.8%) 65 (30.2%)
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 832 (.6%) 264 (31.7%) 568 (68.3%)
Economics, General 31,477 (23.1%) 9,846 (31.3%) 21,631 (68.7%)
Economics, Other 384 (.3%) 137 (35.7%) 247 (64.3%)
International Economics 243 (.2%) 129 (53.1%) 114 (46.9%)
Geography and Cartography 4,580 (3.4%) 1,696 (37%) 2,884 (63%)
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 367 (.3%) 92 (25.1%) 275 (74.9%)
Geography 4,016 (2.9%) 1,523 (37.9%) 2,493 (62.1%)
Geography, Other 197 (.1%) 81 (41.1%) 116 (58.9%)
International Relations and National Security Studies 8,965 (6.6%) 5,369 (59.9%) 3,596 (40.1%)
International Relations and Affairs 8,811 (6.5%) 5,306 (60.2%) 3,505 (39.8%)
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 107 (.1%) 49 (45.8%) 58 (54.2%)
National Security Policy Studies 47 (%) 14 (29.8%) 33 (70.2%)
Political Science and Government 34,135 (25%) 15,494 (45.4%) 18,641 (54.6%)
American Government and Politics (United States) 140 (.1%) 56 (40%) 84 (60%)
Political Economy 222 (.2%) 102 (45.9%) 120 (54.1%)
Political Science and Government, General 33,070 (24.2%) 14,982 (45.3%) 18,088 (54.7%)
Political Science and Government, Other 703 (.5%) 354 (50.4%) 349 (49.6%)
Rural Sociology 26 (%) 20 (76.9%) 6 (23.1%)
Rural Sociology 26 (%) 20 (76.9%) 6 (23.1%)
Social Sciences, General 6,921 (5.1%) 4,260 (61.6%) 2,661 (38.4%)
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods 7 (%) 3 (42.9%) 4 (57.1%)
Social Sciences, General 6,914 (5.1%) 4,257 (61.6%) 2,657 (38.4%)
Social Sciences, Other 1,874 (1.4%) 1,116 (59.6%) 758 (40.4%)
Social Sciences, Other 1,874 (1.4%) 1,116 (59.6%) 758 (40.4%)
Sociology 28,079 (20.6%) 19,723 (70.2%) 8,356 (29.8%)
Sociology 28,079 (20.6%) 19,723 (70.2%) 8,356 (29.8%)
Sociology and Anthropology 429 (.3%) 328 (76.5%) 101 (23.5%)
Sociology and Anthropology 429 (.3%) 328 (76.5%) 101 (23.5%)
Urban Studies/Affairs 950 (.7%) 538 (56.6%) 412 (43.4%)
Urban Studies/Affairs 950 (.7%) 538 (56.6%) 412 (43.4%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2016 enrollment cycle