Nevada contains eight schools that offer social science programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking social science school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 social science schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sierra Nevada College comes out as the most expensive ($25,134/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Social Science students from Nevada schools who go on to become social scientists, legislators, politicians, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,250 people working as social scientists and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,450. Also, Sociologists make on average $76,190 per year and there are about 4,430 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the social science schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from social science, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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