Best Colleges for Sociology

A sociology degree is an obvious choice for an area of concentration for someone who aims to one day become a professor/researcher in the field. However, sociology can be a highly-rewarding major for anyone who enjoys studying human beings and societal issues while honing their skills as writers, critical-thinkers, and qualitative/quantitative researchers. Acquiring such a skill-set is excellent preparation for any number of fields, including: marketing, human resources, public relations, or law. The schools that made our list of the Best Colleges for Sociology are admired by employers and graduate schools alike.

Click the links below for more information about each college’s sociology program. Click here to read our methodology.

Brandeis University

Brown University

Bryn Mawr College

Carleton College

Colorado College

Columbia University

Cornell University

Dartmouth College

Duke University

Grinnell College

Haverford College

Harvard University

Kenyon College

Middlebury College

Northwestern University

Occidental College

Pitzer College

Pomona College

Princeton University

Reed College

Smith College

Stanford University

Swarthmore College

Tulane University

University at Albany (SUNY)

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Davis

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Riverside

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of Chicago

University of Michigan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Pennsylvania

University of Texas at Austin

University of Virginia

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin – Madison

Vassar College

Wellesley College

Wesleyan University

Yale University

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