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CSS Quick Facts

Facts and statistics about the College of Social Sciences.

32k+

Alumni

50

States Alumni Reside In

60

Countries Alumni Reside In

Top 1%

Universities worldwide
in the area of social sciences

95.5%

Faculty with PhD

3.0

Average Time (years) to Diploma

35

Undergraduate Median Class Size
(Lower Division)

20

Undergraduate Median Class Size
(Upper Division)

Rankings

U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools

  • Economics – #95
  • Public Administration – #95
  • Sociology – #97
  • Political Science – #103

2021 Times Higher Education World University

Among the top 1% of 26,000 worldwide universities in the area of social sciences

2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University

  • Social Sciences – U.S.: #78, worldwide: #401-450
  • Geography – U.S.: #20, worldwide: #101-150 
  • Archaeology – U.S.: #45, worldwide: #151-200
  • Communication – U.S.: #60, worldwide: #151-200 
  • Psychology – U.S.: #65, worldwide: 201-250

World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Communications – #51-75 range

Student Experience

Experience Life

  • 92% say their professors care about their success and are available in and outside of the classroom
  • 94% of students say that CSS programs challenge them intellectually
  • 44% of students have engaged in community service or volunteer work
  • 22% have participated in internships or other field experiences
  • 9% have studied abroad
  • 89% say that CSS programs prepare them to make a difference in the world

Experience Success

  • 7 out of 10 graduates were employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 95% of graduates are employed, continuing their education, participating in internships or other field experiences, or participating in volunteer activities
  • Graduates work at some of the world’s greatest companies and institutions, such as the United Nations, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Asian Development Bank, Booz Allen Hamilton, Texas A&M University, Cedars-Sinai, Asian Broadcasting Network, Rutgers University, UNICEF, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Nielsen Company, Harvard University.