Sociology Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 71 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania's 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. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  3. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  4. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  5. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  6. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  7. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  8. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

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  9. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  10. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  11. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200

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  12. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  13. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  14. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  15. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  18. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  19. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  20. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  21. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  22. Gettysburg College

    300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-1486

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  23. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  24. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  25. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

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  26. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  27. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

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  28. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  29. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  30. King's College in Wilkes Barre

    133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801

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  31. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  32. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  33. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  34. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  35. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  37. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  38. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  39. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  40. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  41. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  42. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  43. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  44. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  45. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  48. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

    450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  49. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  50. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  51. Rosemont College

    1400 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010-1699

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  52. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  53. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  54. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  55. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  56. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  57. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  58. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  59. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  60. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  61. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  62. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  63. Ursinus College

    601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000

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  64. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  65. Washington & Jefferson College

    60 S Lincoln St, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  66. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  67. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  68. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

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  69. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  70. Wilson College

    1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285

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  71. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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Cities

  1. Sociology Schools in Philadelphia, PA7 Schools
  2. Sociology Schools in Pittsburgh, PA5 Schools
  3. Sociology Schools in Bethlehem, PA2 Schools
  4. Sociology Schools in Allentown, PA2 Schools
  5. Sociology Schools in Reading, PA2 Schools
  6. Sociology Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  7. Sociology Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  8. Sociology Schools in Haverford, PA1 Schools
  9. Sociology Schools in Greenville, PA1 Schools
  10. Sociology Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  11. Sociology Schools in Media, PA1 Schools
  12. Sociology Schools in Grove City, PA1 Schools
  13. Sociology Schools in Williamsport, PA1 Schools
  14. Sociology Schools in Swarthmore, PA1 Schools
  15. Sociology Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  16. Sociology Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  17. Sociology Schools in Cheyney, PA1 Schools
  18. Sociology Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  19. Sociology Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  20. Sociology Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  21. Sociology Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  22. Sociology Schools in Lewisburg, PA1 Schools
  23. Sociology Schools in Collegeville, PA1 Schools
  24. Sociology Schools in Erie, PA1 Schools
  25. Sociology Schools in Selinsgrove, PA1 Schools
  26. Sociology Schools in Gwynedd, PA1 Schools
  27. Sociology Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  28. Sociology Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  29. Sociology Schools in Beaver Falls, PA1 Schools
  30. Sociology Schools in Bradford, PA1 Schools
  31. Sociology Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  32. Sociology Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  33. Sociology Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  34. Sociology Schools in Carlisle, PA1 Schools
  35. Sociology Schools in Scranton, PA1 Schools
  36. Sociology Schools in Greensburg, PA1 Schools
  37. Sociology Schools in Middletown, PA1 Schools
  38. Sociology Schools in Wilkes-Barre, PA1 Schools
  39. Sociology Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  40. Sociology Schools in Chambersburg, PA1 Schools
  41. Sociology Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA1 Schools
  42. Sociology Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  43. Sociology Schools in Shippensburg, PA1 Schools
  44. Sociology Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  45. Sociology Schools in Johnstown, PA1 Schools
  46. Sociology Schools in Gettysburg, PA1 Schools
  47. Sociology Schools in Loretto, PA1 Schools
  48. Sociology Schools in York, PA1 Schools
  49. Sociology Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Sociology Employment

Pennsylvania 1,570
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 8% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Pennsylvania

1,550 1,150 1,280 1,370 1,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, sociology is a growing field. In Pennsylvania, 20 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has grown by 1% in four years. This growth is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$62,820 $66,795 $71,880 $37,780 $81,000
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Pennsylvania, as the number of sociology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by sociology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $62,820 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$41,765
25th percentile
$52,535
50th percentile
$79,120
75th percentile
$102,620
90th percentile
$127,505

This represents a growth in salaries of 22%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 205% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Counseling
$47,752
Criminology
$68,573
Forensic Psychology
$74,875
Mental Health
$36,590
Organizational Psychology
$94,670
Psychology
$81,473
School Psychology
$66,570
Sociology
$81,000
Sports Psychology
$66,570

In Pennsylvania, sociology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
69
master
6
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total84

As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 71 accredited sociology schools in Pennsylvania state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,142 students graduated from sociology courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 1,035 students graduated.

This represents a 9% decrease in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 82%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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