Sociology Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 27 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 Missouri, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  4. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  5. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  6. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  7. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  8. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

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  9. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  10. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  11. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  13. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  14. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  15. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  18. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  19. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  20. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  21. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  22. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  24. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  25. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  26. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  27. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Sociology Employment

Missouri 350
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Missouri

240 320 340 300 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a growing field in Missouri. 110 more sociology professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 46%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sociology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$58,570 $61,950 $59,590 $58,350 $49,880
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 decreasing in Missouri. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $58,570 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$28,970
25th percentile
$39,620
50th percentile
$47,020
75th percentile
$60,690
90th percentile
$73,040

Thus, sociology professionals' salaries declined by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sociology professionals earning 152% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Missouri

Counseling
$43,198
Criminology
$49,795
Forensic Psychology
$70,620
Mental Health
$31,268
Organizational Psychology
$0
Psychology
$47,080
School Psychology
$64,990
Sociology
$49,880
Sports Psychology
$64,990

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 27 accredited sociology schools in Missouri is increasing. In Missouri, there were 307 graduates in 2006. And there were 357 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. 82% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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