Best Sociology Colleges in Pennsylvania

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Pennsylvania that offer Sociology degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 70 Sociology schools located within Pennsylvania. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Sociology Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 6 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
2 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 4 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 84 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 76 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
3 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 3 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 64 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 132 Reviews
4 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University offers 3 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 9 Master's degrees, and 6 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 3 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 79 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 67 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 Villanova University Villanova, PA

Villanova University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 21 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 Haverford College Haverford, PA

Haverford College offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA

West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 41 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 41 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
Lehigh University Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 7,054
Bucknell University Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
5/5
9 : 1 3,625
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711
Swarthmore College Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
5/5
8 : 1 1,581
Haverford College Haverford College Haverford, PA
5/5
9 : 1 1,233
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
3/5
22 : 1 16,597
Duquesne University Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
15 : 1 9,404
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana, PA
3/5
21 : 1 13,835
University of Scranton University of Scranton Scranton, PA
5/5
16 : 1 5,422
Moravian College Moravian College Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 2,261
Arcadia University Arcadia University Glenside, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,984
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg, PA
3/5
23 : 1 6,828
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
5/5
10 : 1 1,692
Gettysburg College Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
5/5
10 : 1 2,447
Widener University-Main Campus Widener University-Main Campus Chester, PA
5/5
15 : 1 5,303
Franklin and Marshall College Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, PA
5/5
8 : 1 2,249
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville, PA
3/5
24 : 1 7,959
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
Messiah College Messiah College Mechanicsburg, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,302
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, PA
3/5
22 : 1 8,995

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  • Program Descriptions
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • Bachelor of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Community Mental Health Administration
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention
    • B.A. in Communications
    • B.S. in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse
    • B.S. in Psychology
    • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • M.S. in Addiction Counseling
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling
    • M.S. in Psychology: General Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
    • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Life Coaching
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Forensic Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Human Factors Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Program Descriptions
    • MA Human Services - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • MA Human Services - No Concentration
    • MA Psychology - Business Psychology Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Career Management and Counseling Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Educational Leadership Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Non-Profit Management Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Organizational Leadership Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Criminology and Justice Studies
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, General Psychology Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Business Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Criminology and Justice Studies
    • PSYD - Educational Leadership Specialization
    • PSYD - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization
    • PSYD - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • PSYD - Non-Profit Management Specialization
    • PSYD - Organizational Leadership Specialization
    • PSYD - Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mediation Conflict and Resolution
    • MA Psychology - Mental Health Counseling
    • MA Psychology - No Concentration
    • MA Psychology - Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
    • PHD Human Services - No Concentration
    • PSYD - Health and Wellness Psychology
    • PSYD - Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    • PSYD - Clinical Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - Adult Development
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - Gerontology
    • MA Counseling: No Concentration
    • MA Counseling: Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
    • MA Counseling: Clinical Health Counseling

Additional Sociology Degree Facts for Pennsylvania Schools

What Sociology degree programs were earned in Pennsylvania?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 3 Colleges 16 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 67 Colleges 1,168 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 28 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 6 Colleges 39 Graduates
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