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Sociology at Ohio Wesleyan University

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Sociology at Ohio Wesleyan University

The Sociology major is part of the social sciences program at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how OWU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in sociology.

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Sociology Degrees Available at OWU

OWU Sociology Rankings

The bachelor's program at OWU was ranked #230 on College Factual's Best Schools for sociology list. It is also ranked #8 in Ohio.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Sociology 125
Best Sociology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 221
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Sociology 495
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Sociology 581

Popularity of Sociology at OWU

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Ohio Wesleyan University handed out 12 bachelor's degrees in sociology. Due to this, the school was ranked #603 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 14% over the previous year when 14 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Sociology Graduates from OWU Have?

Student Debt of Sociology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at OWU, sociology students borrow a median amount of $27,000 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $24,467 for all sociology majors across the country.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the sociology program at OWU is $280 per month.

Sociology Student Diversity at OWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the sociology majors at Ohio Wesleyan University.

OWU Sociology Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 58% of sociology bachelor's degrees went to men and 42% went to women.


The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a bachelor's in sociology.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Majors Similar to Sociology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 18
Economics 8
Geography & Cartography 4

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