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Social Sciences Universities by US News Ranking

Review best universities & colleges for Social Sciences degree 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 conducted every year by US News, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for 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 Social Sciences Universities sorted by US News

61
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

62
US News
6
Times Higher Education
63
US News
99
Times Higher Education
KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium

63
US News
46
Times Higher Education

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

63
US News
10
Times Higher Education
66
US News
72
Times Higher Education
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States of America

67
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
68
US News
20
Times Higher Education
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

69
US News
40
Times Higher Education

70
US News
73
Times Higher Education
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

71
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
72
US News
84
Times Higher Education
73
US News
27
Times Higher Education
74
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
75
US News
81
Times Higher Education
Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands

76
US News
42
Times Higher Education
77
US News
59
Times Higher Education
George Washington University

George Washington University

United States of America

78
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
79
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
80
US News
90
Times Higher Education
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