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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

Kent State University

Kent State University

United States of America

372
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
Brigham Young University Provo

Brigham Young University Provo

United States of America

377
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Oregon Health and Science University

Oregon Health and Science University

United States of America

383
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

United States of America

388
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

United States of America

395
US News
501-600
Times Higher Education
University of North Texas

University of North Texas

United States of America

399
US News
-
Times Higher Education
399
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States of America

409
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States of America

410
US News
401-500
Times Higher Education
University of Nebraska Lincoln

University of Nebraska Lincoln

United States of America

421
US News
301-400
Times Higher Education
Auburn University

Auburn University

United States of America

424
US News
501-600
Times Higher Education
Rutgers University Newark

Rutgers University Newark

United States of America

426
US News
-
Times Higher Education
West Virginia University

West Virginia University

United States of America

434
US News
501-600
Times Higher Education
Binghamton University SUNY

Binghamton University SUNY

United States of America

436
US News
301-400
Times Higher Education
Utah State University

Utah State University

United States of America

436
US News
-
Times Higher Education
439
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Rice University

Rice University

United States of America

439
US News
151-175
Times Higher Education
University of California Santa Cruz

University of California Santa Cruz

United States of America

444
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago

United States of America

453
US News
-
Times Higher Education
Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University

United States of America

460
US News
-
Times Higher Education
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