Sociology Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 44 accredited sociology schools where sociology faculty who teach sociology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  3. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  4. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  5. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  9. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  10. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  12. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  13. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  14. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  15. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  16. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  17. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  18. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  19. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. College of the Holy Cross

    One College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-2395

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  21. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  22. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  25. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  26. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  27. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    375 Church St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247-4100

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  28. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  30. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  31. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  32. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  33. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  34. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  35. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  36. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  37. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  38. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  40. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  41. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  42. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  43. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  44. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Sociology Employment

Massachusetts 1,050
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Massachusetts

590 740 870 1,100 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a growing field in Massachusetts. There were 460 more sociology professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has grown by 78% in four years. This is faster than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$66,845 $73,860 $67,385 $70,845 $69,680
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sociology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sociology professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $66,845 per year, and in 2010 they made $69,680 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$42,060
25th percentile
$51,885
50th percentile
$66,020
75th percentile
$84,090
90th percentile
$104,000

Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 147% 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 Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Counseling
$52,170
Criminology
$69,285
Forensic Psychology
$77,910
Mental Health
$39,470
Organizational Psychology
$88,080
Psychology
$81,300
School Psychology
$75,050
Sociology
$69,680
Sports Psychology
$75,050

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
42
master
8
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total59

The number of students graduating from the 44 accredited sociology schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In 2006, 1,178 students graduated from sociology courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 1,115 students graduated.

Thus there was a 5% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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