Sociology Schools In Virginia

There are 33 accredited sociology schools in Virginia for faculty who teach sociology classes to choose from. The trends in Virginia'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:

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


Schools

  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Bridgewater College

    402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599

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  3. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  5. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  6. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  7. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  9. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  10. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  11. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  12. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  13. University of Mary Washington

    1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300

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  14. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  15. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  16. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  17. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  18. Randolph-Macon College

    204 Henry St, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505

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  19. Randolph College

    2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503-1555

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  20. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  21. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  22. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  23. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  24. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  25. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Virginia University of Lynchburg

    2058 Garfield Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

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  29. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  30. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  31. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  32. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  33. Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Sociology Employment

Virginia 420
National 21,140

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

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Virginia

440 580 430 460 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a shrinking field in Virginia. In Virginia, 20 less sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This is slower 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 Virginia

$69,995 $69,215 $72,885 $59,140 $60,800
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is decreasing in Virginia. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $69,995 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,800 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$32,180
25th percentile
$39,890
50th percentile
$57,540
75th percentile
$75,230
90th percentile
$99,030

This represents a 15% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Virginia state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 208% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Virginia

Counseling
$48,162
Criminology
$64,220
Forensic Psychology
$80,330
Mental Health
$37,232
Organizational Psychology
$92,870
Psychology
$84,510
School Psychology
$67,140
Sociology
$60,800
Sports Psychology
$67,140

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
33
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total42

The number of students graduating from the 33 accredited sociology schools in Virginia is decreasing. In 2006, 810 students graduated from sociology courses in Virginia. And in 2010, 785 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 3%. 79% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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