Sociology Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 19 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas' sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Sociology
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  3. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  4. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  5. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  6. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  7. Friends University

    2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213

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  8. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  10. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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  12. McPherson College

    1600 E Euclid, McPherson, Kansas 67460-1402

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  13. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  14. Ottawa University

    1001 South Cedar, Ottawa, Kansas 66067-3399

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  15. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  16. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  17. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  18. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  19. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Sociology Employment

Kansas 380
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Kansas

190 200 390 420 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of sociology is growing. In Kansas, 190 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 100% in Kansas. This growth is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$52,660 $51,330 $54,010 $55,440 $57,050
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $52,660 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$33,440
25th percentile
$40,080
50th percentile
$53,570
75th percentile
$68,130
90th percentile
$90,690

Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 171% pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Kansas

Counseling
$45,675
Criminology
$48,130
Forensic Psychology
$71,215
Mental Health
$34,288
Psychology
$71,215
School Psychology
$58,640
Sociology
$57,050
Sports Psychology
$58,640

Sociology professionals in Kansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas

associate
2
bachelor
17
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
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As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited sociology schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006, 406 students graduated from sociology courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 307 students graduated.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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