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2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

There are about 1,569 students enrolled in Social Science Teacher Education in the USA.

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popularity

Not Very Popular

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

548

Vs. National Avg.

-97%

popularity Rank

#330

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$23K

Vs. National Avg.

-5%

cost Rank

#287

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$39K

Vs. National Avg.

-1%

salary Rank

#284

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

professors Rank

#287

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-4%

students Rank

#337

SUMMARY

Choosing to study Social Science Teacher Education is not only a valuable choice, but frequently a mandatory first step for scholars trying to begin a career as a social science teacher, a social science tutor, or a social science instructor. Interestingly, nationally, social science teacher education is a ​unique degree ranking as the 286th most popular degree. Last academic year, there were 473 social science teacher education graduates. In-state tuition for social science teacher education at private universities is, on average, 2.4 times more pricey than their public rivals.

With only 117 colleges offering social science teacher education you might have limited options as to the institutions that will have an option for you. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other social science teacher education undergrads, consider institutions in Florida which have more undergrads admitted to social science teacher education than any other state. less precisely, the best region to pursue social science teacher education is in the Southeast region with University of Central Florida, Florida State University, and University of South Florida-Main Campus best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection for the best conference to study social science teacher education is the American Athletic Conference with University of Central Florida representing the conference. Based on our list of the best colleges, our choice for the best school for social science teacher education is Florida State University.

The overall 'best' school is not necessarily the 'best' school for you. There are many more factors to consider when choosing ​university. External stuff like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might impact one's choice on which university to attend. At authority.org, we've examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which social science teacher education school is home to the top campus, the answer is University of Central Florida. If, for example, you are mostly interested in which school has the best campus, then we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more to compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our well researched list for the universities with the best student life&nbspand from that list, our choice of the university with the best student life for social science teacher education is Florida State University. Are you curious why? Continue scrolling to discover more about Authority's top selections. Some of our decisions will probably surprise you.

If price is a major factor in your decisions, you might be cautious about Upper Iowa University. Upper Iowa University&nbspis the most expensive school for social science teacher education, at least regarding out of state attendance. We have an entire list of the most expensive&nbspuniversities that might put the cost of Upper Iowa University&nbspinto perspective. You may also be interested to know that social science teacher education is the 386th most expensive major in the United States, with an average expense of $16,000. To zoom out a little, the most expensive state for social science teacher education on our list is Alabama demonstrated with a tuition of $29,448 at the main college in the state Auburn University. Even more broadly, the most expensive region for social science teacher education is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for social science teacher education is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Montana State University with a cost of $23,890, Brigham Young University-Provo with a cost of $5,790, and Dixie State University with a cost of $14,976. More optimistically, the most affordable college for social science teacher education is Brigham Young University-Provo. Our entire list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state learners can expect to pay around $7,900 for a degree in social science teacher education. That cost balloons dramatically to an average of $19,700 for an out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our selection for the university constituting the best value for social science teacher education: Auburn University. Here you will see our comprehensive list about the schools we believe to be the best value&nbspoverall. With that said, this list is predicated on being an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for social science teacher education students vary a lot, but two-years after graduation students will typically earn around $46,000. While there is a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can rake in up to $91,300. Even straight out of university, the lowest earning jobs within the social science teacher education field earn $22,900, which is an alright wage. The top earning graduates for social science teacher education attended Auburn University&nbspand if you are looking for universities with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The prevailing diversity of social science teacher education ranks pretty bad, being within only the 2nd percentile of majors nationally. The college with the most composite diversity for social science teacher education is Florida Atlantic University&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list of the universities which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Social Science Teacher Education major only sits in the 100th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even further below average in the 2nd percentile. White collegians make up the largest share, 88%, of those studying social science teacher education. Additionally, 53% of students pursuing a social science teacher education degree are men.

We have insufficient professors data for social science teacher education to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. If we including data other than just rankings we find that the university possessing the best instructors for social science teacher education is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. You can find an explanation of our ever evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, along with some of the finest examples of professors nationwide.

Finally, the most difficult school to get into for social science teacher education is Florida State University. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have an extensive list of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you understand that looking at the higher education world from context only built on superlatives might create problems. We encourage you to read our more nuanced pages on individual colleges and read a few of Authority's background pages on important details to think about as your school search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL | https://www.fsu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

47,836

Students

#138

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT | www.byu.edu/

69%

Acceptance

39,086

Students

#198

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

B−

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Saint Edward's University

Austin, TX | https://www.stedwards.edu/

91%

Acceptance

4,324

Students

#986

Ranking

$49K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX | www.tcu.edu/

48%

Acceptance

11,506

Students

#119

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA | www.uiowa.edu/

84%

Acceptance

34,495

Students

#315

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Mississippi

University, MS | www.olemiss.edu/

88%

Acceptance

24,309

Students

#725

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL | www.usf.edu/

49%

Acceptance

60,343

Students

#220

Ranking

$17K

Tuition

A

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL | www.ucf.edu/

45%

Acceptance

81,082

Students

#200

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Auburn University

Auburn, AL | www.auburn.edu/

85%

Acceptance

32,840

Students

#276

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus

Norman, OK | www.ou.edu/

83%

Acceptance

31,445

Students

#440

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD | www.umd.edu/

51%

Acceptance

44,404

Students

#98

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Florida International University

Miami, FL | www.fiu.edu/

58%

Acceptance

73,970

Students

#364

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Delaware

Newark, DE | www.udel.edu/

66%

Acceptance

26,527

Students

#142

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Baylor University

Waco, TX | www.baylor.edu/

68%

Acceptance

19,632

Students

#225

Ranking

$49K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

St Olaf College

Northfield, MN | wp.stolaf.edu/

51%

Acceptance

3,149

Students

#132

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS | www.mc.edu/

29%

Acceptance

5,425

Students

#409

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE | www.unl.edu/

78%

Acceptance

32,498

Students

#399

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

F

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Social Science Teacher Education

Strayer University-Texas

Austin, TX | www.strayer.edu/campus-locations/texas/north-austin

0%

Acceptance

4,965

Students

#3669

Ranking

$14K

Tuition

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