There are 2 sociology schools in Oakland, California. Oakland has a total population of 399,484 and a student population of 28,906. Of these students, 2,636 are enrolled in schools that offer sociology programs.
The largest sociology school in Oakland, by student population, is Mills College. In 2010, Mills College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in sociology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a sociology degree in Oakland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,786 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,519 for sociology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,040 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakland-based sociology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,960.
If you decide to work as a sociologist in Oakland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,300 sociologists in California. Of these sociologists, 110 were working in the greater Oakland area. By the year 2018, the number of sociologists is expected to increase by 23% in Oakland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sociologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sociologist in Oakland is $82,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sociologists.
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