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Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Social Sciences Professors


Highest Rated

Governors State University

Lowest Rated

University of Southern California


Highest Rated

Frank Greenagel

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Most Popular

Norma Schropshire

Wayne State University

Lowest Rated

Lynn Levy

Yeshiva University

Least Popular

Dan Ferris

Washington University in St Louis


Fast Facts for Social Sciences: Median Professor Rating: 4.1 / 5, which is above average.

Professors again and again play an astronomical role in shaping your college experience, regardless of your primary focus. A thoughtful teacher may help a student find their passion and even make a difficult subject seem fun. On the other hand, an ineffective professor can derail your development or even worse... fail you!

Social Sciences professors have a median student rating of 4.1 out of 5, putting these professors in the top 40th percentile in America grounded in student approval. For context that's 2.5% greater than the national median professor rating for all subjects. Professors of Social Sciences slightly out-ranked those from "Global Studies", whereas "General Studies" professors ranked one slot above Social Sciences.

Now for some statistics about Social Sciences professors. Colleges located in remote rural areas tend to have the best Social Sciences professors. The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference has the highest rated Social Sciences professors. The Southeast region has the highest rated Social Sciences professors. Private colleges tend to have higher rated Social Sciences professors than public schools. Finally, Wyoming has the highest rated Social Sciences professors in America.

Norma Schropshire, instructor at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI is the most popular Social Sciences professor in the US. Frank Greenagel, professor at Rutgers University-New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ is the highest rated Social Sciences professor in the nation, with a rating of 5 / 5.

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