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Social Sciences Universities in United States of America by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Social Sciences, degree in United States of America ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Social Sciences

Social science is a discipline that deals with society and relationships among individuals in the society. This discipline in broader sense provides tools to understand, examine and explain how human minds and society as a whole work. In today’s globalized world, a graduate with degree in social science is bound to be in demand as the benefits that an organization would get from an employee with uniquely transferable skills and holistic perspective to organizational day to day operation is invaluable. Social scientists are often found in departments of science and health and social sciences in universities and many social science researchers work for government and private industries void of academics.

Various Major under Social Sciences

The popular social sciences are anthropology – study of influence of evolution of humanity on society, archaeology – study of finding material evidences to evolution of humanity, economics – study of production to distribution to consumption of good and services, Geography – study of land size against population, history – study that helps you correlate your past and present to your future, law – study of set of rules that distinguish between right and wrong, linguistics – study of languages from its origin to meaning, political science – study of historical and current political events, psychology – study of human behavior and neurobiological processes, and sociology – study of religion, class, and social mobility at individual and structural levels.

Career opportunities for Social Sciences

Social science career prospects are fields that require expertise in psychology, market research, anthropology and sociology. Job profile that you may consider once after you have a degree in social sciences could be 1) Business Intelligence Analyst 2) Portfolio Manager 3) Fundraiser  4) Anthropologist 5) Sociologist 6) Psychologist 7) Market research analyst 8) Survey Researcher 9) Historian 10) Geographer 11) Political Scientist 12) Economist 13) Archivist 14) Urban and Regional Planner 15) Compliance Analys

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Social Sciences sorted by US News

University of Houston

University of Houston

United States of America

303
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
CUNY Hunter College

CUNY Hunter College

United States of America

303
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Tulane University

Tulane University

United States of America

307
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
University of Nevada Las Vegas

University of Nevada Las Vegas

United States of America

313
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education

Florida International University

Florida International University

United States of America

314
US News
501-600
Times Higher Education
Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

United States of America

317
US News
-
Times Higher Education
University of Miami

University of Miami

United States of America

319
US News
301-400
Times Higher Education
321
US News
-
Times Higher Education
University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Boston

United States of America

325
US News
176-200
Times Higher Education

Boston College

Boston College

United States of America

328
US News
201-250
Times Higher Education
Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

United States of America

329
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Portland State University

Portland State University

United States of America

330
US News
301-401
Times Higher Education
University of Vermont

University of Vermont

United States of America

335
US News
301-400
Times Higher Education
343
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States of America

350
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
University of Alabama

University of Alabama

United States of America

357
US News
501-600
Times Higher Education
University of Denver

University of Denver

United States of America

360
US News
251-300
Times Higher Education
University of Delaware

University of Delaware

United States of America

364
US News
251-300
Times Higher Education
University of California Riverside

University of California Riverside

United States of America

371
US News
301-400
Times Higher Education
Kent State University

Kent State University

United States of America

372
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
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