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2024 Best Sociology Associate Degree Schools in the Southwest Region

2 Colleges in the Southwest Region
264 Associate Degrees
$32,389 Avg Early-Career Salary
Sociology is of the hottest associate degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #22 most popular major in the country. So, there are lots of possibilities to explore when you're trying to determine where you want to get your degree.

For its 2024 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in the Southwest Region to determine which ones were the best for sociology students pursuing a associate degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 264 associate degrees in sociology during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Average Early-Career Salaries

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their associate degree from the school. After all, your associate degree won't mean much if it doesn't help you find a job that will help you earn a living.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for sociology students working on their associate degree.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Sociology Associate Degree Schools in the Southwest Region list to help you make the college decision.


Best Schools for Associate Students to Study Sociology in the Southwest Region

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for sociology students seeking a an associate degree.

Top Southwest Region Schools for an Associate in Sociology


It is hard to beat Central New Mexico Community College if you wish to pursue an associate degree in sociology. CNM is a fairly large public college located in the city of Albuquerque.

Soon after graduating, sociology associate recipients generally make about $32,389 in their early careers.

More information about a associate in sociology from Central New Mexico Community College


Tulsa Community College is a great choice for individuals pursuing an associate degree in sociology. Located in the large city of Tulsa, Tulsa Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population.More information about a associate in sociology from Tulsa Community College

Best Sociology Colleges by State

Explore the best sociology schools for a specific state in the Southwest Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 200 68
Arizona 169 14
New Mexico 140 129
Oklahoma 136 53

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Sociology is one of 13 different types of Social Sciences programs to choose from.

Sociology Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 264

Majors Similar to Sociology

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Social Sciences 569
Economics 251
Political Science & Government 134
Other Social Sciences 104
Anthropology 41
Geography & Cartography 41
Archeology 6

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