Best Sociology Colleges in Washington

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Washington 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 13 Sociology schools located within Washington. 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 Washington for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

The Department of Sociology at University of Washington was founded in the 1920’s and boasts a faculty of five departmental members that have served as presidents of the American Sociological Association, and a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. The department has a strong commitment to research and in addition to being known for research in institutional analysis (which includes comparative historical sociology, economic sociology, social movements, ethnic conflict and sociology of religion), sociology of gender and sexuality, and theory, the department is affiliated with a number of interdisciplinary centers where research is done on demography and ecology (Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology), family and kinship (Center on the Family), research methodology (Center for Statistics in the Social Sciences), deviance and social control (Comparative Law and Social Studies), and the West Coast Poverty Center.

Undergraduates are able to get real-world experience through three different types of practicum that give students a better idea of what they can do with their degree post-graduation: an education practicum, an applied research practicum, or a community and civic internship program. The University of Washington sociology department also accepts graduate applications for both M.A. and PhD degrees, with more than 300 PhD’s in sociology having been conferred by the department since the degree was first awarded in 1932.

Based on 144 Reviews
2 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA

Gonzaga University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 30 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
3 Western Washington University Bellingham, WA

Western Washington University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 88 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
4 Washington State University Pullman, WA

Washington State University offers 3 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 54 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 44 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
5 Seattle University Seattle, WA

Seattle University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 14 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Whitman College Walla Walla, WA

Whitman College offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA

Central Washington University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 73 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, WA

Pacific Lutheran University offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 27 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA

University of Puget Sound offers 2 Sociology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Seattle Pacific University Seattle, WA

Seattle Pacific University offers 1 Sociology Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Sociology with students earning 19 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
Gonzaga University Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
5/5
15 : 1 7,491
Western Washington University Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
3/5
22 : 1 15,332
Washington State University Washington State University Pullman, WA
3/5
20 : 1 29,686
Seattle University Seattle University Seattle, WA
5/5
13 : 1 7,405
Whitman College Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
5/5
8 : 1 1,470
Central Washington University Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
3/5
23 : 1 11,993
Pacific Lutheran University Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, WA
5/5
12 : 1 3,170
University of Puget Sound University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA
5/5
11 : 1 2,774
Seattle Pacific University Seattle Pacific University Seattle, WA
5/5
16 : 1 4,204
Whitworth University Whitworth University Spokane, WA
5/5
12 : 1 2,650
Eastern Washington University Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA
2/5
22 : 1 12,361
Walla Walla University Walla Walla University College Place, WA
5/5
16 : 1 1,840

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Washington Schools offering online Sociology degrees

Online Sociology degrees are available with as many as 48 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Sociology degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Central Washington University 0 0 48 0 0
How many Washington schools offer online Sociology degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Sociology degree programs were earned in Washington?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 13 Colleges 603 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 2 Colleges 15 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 10 Graduates
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