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2022 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

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1,134

Graduates Per Year

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$46K

Average Salary

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#205

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Average Popularity

1,134

82% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

275

43% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

204

Acting

1,135

205

Social Studies Teacher Education

1,134

206

Social Psychology

1,118

Cost

Affordable

$19,719

38% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

345

Civil Engineering Technologies

$19,809

346

Social Studies Teacher Education

$19,719

347

Teaching English as a Second Language

$19,714

Salary

Average Salary

$35,831

7% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

170

Mathematics Teacher Education

$35,831

171

Social Studies Teacher Education

$35,831

172

Foreign Language Teacher Education

$35,831

Professors

Very Bad

1.2/5

70% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

340

Chemical Engineering

341

Social Studies Teacher Education

Students

Not Diverse

2.5/5

31.96% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

382

Art Teacher Education

383

Social Studies Teacher Education

384

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SUMMARY

Majoring in Social Studies Teacher Education is not only a valuable choice, but ordinarily an obligatory first step for pupils trying to enter a career as a social studies teacher, a social studies tutor, or a social studies instructor. Interestingly, social studies teacher education is an uncommon degree ranking as the 205th most popular major. Last academic year alone, there were 1,134 social studies teacher education diplomas received. In-state tuition for social studies teacher education at private institutions is, on average, 3.3 times more expensive than their public fellows.

There are 275 universities which offer social studies teacher education. This number of institutions is on par with other degrees offered in the United States. If you are hoping to surround yourself with other social studies teacher education undergraduates, consider schools in New York which have the most students admitted to social studies teacher education annually. More generally, the best region to get a degree in social studies teacher education is in the Great Lakes region with Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, and Kent State University at Kent best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to major in social studies teacher education is the Mid-American Conference with Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, and Kent State University at Kent representing the conference. From our comprehensive list of the best colleges, our belief is that the best university for social studies teacher education is New York University.

The best school does not have to be the best school for every student. There might be tons more perspectives to weigh when selecting institution. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely affect your choice of which university to attend. Here at authority.org, we've weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which social studies teacher education college has the top college campus, the answer is New York University. If you are mostly interested in which college has the best campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can evaluate every major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life here and our selection of the college with the best student life for social studies teacher education is University of Georgia. Curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top selections. Many of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a primary deciding factor in your decision on where to go to college, you might be cautious about Boston University. Boston University appears to be the most expensive school for social studies teacher education, at least for out of state students. That being said, we have a page for the most expensive colleges that could put the price tag at Boston University into perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that social studies teacher education is the 346th most expensive major in the US, with an average associated cost of $19,700. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for social studies teacher education in the country is Massachusetts demonstrated by a cost of $54,720 at the main college in the state Boston University. To zoom out even further, the most costly region of the U.S. for social studies teacher education is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Boston University with a cost of $54,720, and University of Vermont with a cost of $41,280.

Our cheapest region for social studies teacher education is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Brigham Young University-Idaho with a cost of $4,208, Utah State University with a cost of $21,087, and University of Wyoming with a cost of $13,392. On the bright side, the most affordable school for social studies teacher education is CUNY Queens College. Authority.org's comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.

In-state students can anticipate paying around $9,800 for a degree in social studies teacher education. That price increases substantially to a median of $21,200 for an out-of-state public-school undergraduate. On that note, our pick for the university representing the best value for social studies teacher education: Boston University. Through this link you will find our comprehensive list about the schools we see as being the best value overall. Do know, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for social studies teacher education students can cover a wide range, but two-years after finishing the degree students will typically make in the neighborhood of $46,000. While there is a lot of variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can rake in up to $91,300. Even right out of college, the lowest end positions within the social studies teacher education field earn $23,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates for social studies teacher education come from Boston University and if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The general diversity of social studies teacher education is subpar, coming in only the 3rd percentile of all programs. The university with the most composite diversity for social studies teacher education is New York University and here you can find our comprehensive list for the schools which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Social Studies Teacher Education major ranks only in the 97th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 2nd percentile. White students make up the largest proportion at 86% of scholars majoring in social studies teacher education. Additionally, 56% of students seeking a social studies teacher education major are men.

The median rating for social studies teacher education professors is 1.2 stars, a score that is 70% less than the average across all majors; this is a subpar ranking. If you are searching for the most popular social studies teacher education professor in the nation, look no further than Lauri Goldkind from Fordham University. It may surprise you, but the top ranked professors of social studies teacher education from student rankings are at Fordham University. As we consider data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the university possessing comprehensively the best professors for social studies teacher education is New York University. One will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as many of the best examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for social studies teacher education is New York University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have a detailed list of the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, here at Authority we hope you believe that looking at college through a lens only derived from superlatives could cause problems. We hope you look at some of our other pages on individual universities and peruse a couple of our helpful background articles on beneficial details to think about as your school search continues.

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St. Joseph's College-Long Island

#1 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

St. Joseph's College-Long Island is a small private university located in Patchogue, NY ranked 74th in New York. It has a total of 3,538 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 72.99% acceptance rate. St. Joseph's College-Long Island offers 79 different majors and is best known for its Special Education and Teaching, Social Studies Teacher Education, and Mathematics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $28,590 per year, St. Joseph's College-Long Island is reasonably pricey. 67.12% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working.

Patchogue, NY

sjcny.edu

B-

Rating

73%

Acceptance

4,794

Students

#551

Ranking

$28,590

Tuition

Temple University

#2 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Temple University is a very large public university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 253rd in America. It has a total of 31,632 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just about three out of every five applicants. Temple University offers 493 different majors and is best known for its Organizational Communication, Recreational Therapy, and Social Studies Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $16,080 for students from Pennsylvania and $28,992 for those from out-of-state, Temple University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 69.66% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in around $50,500 per year, which is 22% over the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

www.temple.edu

A-

Rating

60%

Acceptance

43,154

Students

#253

Ranking

$28,992

Tuition

SUNY College at Geneseo

#3 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

SUNY College at Geneseo is a mid-sized public institution located in Geneseo, NY ranked 80th in New York. It has a total of 5,809 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 65.47% of applicants. SUNY College at Geneseo offers 60 different majors and is best known for its Social Studies Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, and English Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 12th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY College at Geneseo is reasonably priced. 51.93% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn around $48,800 per year, which is 17% over the national median.

Geneseo, NY

www.geneseo.edu/

C+

Rating

65%

Acceptance

5,959

Students

#651

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

Martin Luther College

#4 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Martin Luther College is a very small private teachers college located in New Ulm, MN ranked 12th in Minnesota. It has a total of 1,374 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 83.83% of applicants. Martin Luther College offers 26 different majors and is best known for its Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, and Theological and Ministerial Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $15,870 per year, Martin Luther College is reasonably priced. 68.38% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to bring in close to $37,300 per year, which is 10% below the national median.

New Ulm, MN

www.mlc-wels.edu

B

Rating

84%

Acceptance

1,509

Students

#527

Ranking

$15,870

Tuition

CUNY Queens College

#5 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

CUNY Queens College is a large public institution located in Queens, NY ranked 63rd in New York. It has a total of 20,505 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 48.79% acceptance rate. CUNY Queens College offers 209 different majors and is best known for its Teaching English as a Second Language, Labor Studies, and Spanish Language Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,930 for in-state students and $14,880 for those from out-of-state, CUNY Queens College is reasonably priced. 50.4% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to bring in more or less $48,200 per year, which is 16% greater than the national median.

Queens, NY

https://www.qc.cuny.edu

B

Rating

49%

Acceptance

24,148

Students

#449

Ranking

$14,880

Tuition

Boston University

#6 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Boston University is a very large private university located in Boston, MA ranked 35th in the US. It has a total of 23,235 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting about one in five applicants. Boston University offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Counseling Psychology, Athletic Training, and Archeology programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $54,720 per year, Boston University is extremely high-priced. 77.85% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to draw about $65,300 per year, which is 57% above the national median.

Boston, MA

www.bu.edu

A+

Rating

19%

Acceptance

42,779

Students

#35

Ranking

$54,720

Tuition

State University of New York at New Paltz

#7 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

State University of New York at New Paltz is a mid-sized public institution located in New Paltz, NY ranked 46th in New York. It has a total of 7,661 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 45.18% acceptance rate. State University of New York at New Paltz offers 104 different majors and is best known for its Art Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, and English Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, State University of New York at New Paltz is moderately priced. 67.69% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home more or less $45,000 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

New Paltz, NY

www.newpaltz.edu

B+

Rating

45%

Acceptance

8,895

Students

#345

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

CUNY Brooklyn College

#8 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

CUNY Brooklyn College is a large public college located in Brooklyn, NY ranked 72nd in New York. It has a total of 17,956 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 44.99% acceptance rate. CUNY Brooklyn College offers 211 different majors and is best known for its English Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, and Web Design programs (nationally ranked 5th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,930 for students from New York and $14,880 for those from out-of-state, CUNY Brooklyn College is moderately priced. 45.78% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $43,900 per year, which is 6% above the national median.

Brooklyn, NY

www.brooklyn.cuny.edu

B

Rating

45%

Acceptance

21,856

Students

#539

Ranking

$14,880

Tuition

SUNY Cortland

#9 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

SUNY Cortland is a mid-sized public institution located in Cortland, NY ranked 67th in New York. It has a total of 7,029 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 46.04% acceptance rate. SUNY Cortland offers 87 different majors and is best known for its Physical Education, Teaching English as a Second Language, and Fitness Administration programs (nationally ranked 5th, 5th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY Cortland is moderately priced. 65.24% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in roughly $47,000 per year, which is 13% greater than the national median.

Cortland, NY

www2.cortland.edu

B

Rating

46%

Acceptance

7,737

Students

#487

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

New York University

#10 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

New York University is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 25th in America. It has a total of 29,902 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.2% of applicants. New York University offers 564 different majors and is best known for its Drama, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, and Management Information Systems programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $50,684 per year, New York University is exceptionally expensive. 73.93% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $61,900 per year, which is 49% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.nyu.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

58,091

Students

#25

Ranking

$50,684

Tuition

University of Kentucky

#11 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Kentucky is a very large public university located in Lexington, KY ranked 4th in Kentucky. It has a total of 23,167 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.85% of applicants. University of Kentucky offers 360 different majors and is best known for its Music History, Literature, and Theory, Technical Teacher Education, and Physical Education programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,011 for in-state students and $29,331 for those from out-of-state, University of Kentucky is somewhat moderately pricey. 57.58% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw approximately $45,100 per year, which is 9% over the national median.

Lexington, KY

www.uky.edu

B

Rating

96%

Acceptance

30,981

Students

#515

Ranking

$29,331

Tuition

Purdue University-Main Campus

#12 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Purdue University-Main Campus is a very large public university located in West Lafayette, IN ranked 133rd in America. It has a total of 35,481 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 59.83% acceptance rate. Purdue University-Main Campus offers 382 different majors and is best known for its Engineering Technologies, Mechanical Engineering Technology, and Computer Graphics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $9,208 for students from Indiana and $28,010 for those from out-of-state, Purdue University-Main Campus is reasonably expensive. 69.04% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take in more or less $55,100 per year, which is 33% greater than the national median.

West Lafayette, IN

https://www.purdue.edu

A

Rating

60%

Acceptance

47,412

Students

#133

Ranking

$28,010

Tuition

CUNY Hunter College

#13 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

CUNY Hunter College is a very large public college located in New York, NY ranked 45th in New York. It has a total of 20,712 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 35.17% of applicants. CUNY Hunter College offers 255 different majors and is best known for its Human Biology, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, and Chinese Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 4th, 4th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,930 for students from New York and $14,880 for those from out-of-state, CUNY Hunter College is moderately priced. 47.93% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to draw approximately $47,200 per year, which is 14% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.hunter.cuny.edu

B+

Rating

35%

Acceptance

28,082

Students

#323

Ranking

$14,880

Tuition

University of Georgia

#14 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Georgia is a very large public university located in Athens, GA ranked 127th in the United States. It has a total of 32,548 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 45.3% acceptance rate. University of Georgia offers 419 different majors and is best known for its Insurance, Landscape Architecture, and Mathematics Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $9,790 for students from Georgia and $28,830 for those from out-of-state, University of Georgia is reasonably costly. 74.72% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home about $50,500 per year, which is 22% above the national median.

Athens, GA

www.uga.edu

A

Rating

45%

Acceptance

42,708

Students

#127

Ranking

$28,830

Tuition

Miami University-Oxford

#15 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Miami University-Oxford is a large public university located in Oxford, OH ranked 11th in Ohio. It has a total of 18,631 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 80.39% of applicants. Miami University-Oxford offers 220 different majors and is best known for its Chemistry Teacher Education, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, and Gerontology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,879 for in-state students and $32,905 for those from out-of-state, Miami University-Oxford is somewhat moderately pricey. 48.98% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make close to $47,100 per year, which is 13% above the national median.

Oxford, OH

miamioh.edu

B+

Rating

80%

Acceptance

22,010

Students

#374

Ranking

$32,905

Tuition

SUNY College at Oswego

#16 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

SUNY College at Oswego is a mid-sized public college located in Oswego, NY ranked 76th in New York. It has a total of 7,994 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 54.05% acceptance rate. SUNY College at Oswego offers 141 different majors and is best known for its Technology Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, and Insurance programs (nationally ranked 1st, 16th, and 17th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY College at Oswego is moderately priced. 61.89% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $43,900 per year, which is 6% greater than the national median.

Oswego, NY

https://www.oswego.edu/

B-

Rating

54%

Acceptance

9,381

Students

#586

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

St John's University-New York

#17 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

St John's University-New York is a very large private university located in Queens, NY ranked 47th in New York. It has a total of 18,300 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 72.34% of applicants. St John's University-New York offers 181 different majors and is best known for its Photojournalism, Physician Assistant Studies, and Mathematics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $41,900 per year, St John's University-New York is rather pricey. 53.91% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn near $55,200 per year, which is 33% over the national median.

Queens, NY

www.stjohns.edu

B+

Rating

72%

Acceptance

23,679

Students

#351

Ranking

$41,900

Tuition

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

#18 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is a small public institution located in Middletown, PA ranked 46th in Pennsylvania. It has a total of 4,643 full-time undergraduate students. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg offers 102 different majors and is best known for its Social Studies Teacher Education, Computer and Information Systems Security, and Biological and Physical Sciences programs (nationally ranked 18th, 23rd, and 28th respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,214 for students from Pennsylvania and $23,924 for those from out-of-state, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is somewhat moderately pricey. 60.08% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to make roughly $50,100 per year, which is 21% above the national median.

Middletown, PA

harrisburg.psu.edu

B-

Rating

76%

Acceptance

5,567

Students

#575

Ranking

$23,924

Tuition

Duquesne University

#19 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

Duquesne University is a mid-sized private university located in Pittsburgh, PA ranked 254th in the nation. It has a total of 6,503 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting in the neighborhood of 75% of applicants. Duquesne University offers 191 different majors and is best known for its Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, and Web Design programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $39,992 per year, Duquesne University is rather expensive. 77.23% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor force. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring in more or less $58,500 per year, which is 41% greater than the national median.

Pittsburgh, PA

www.duq.edu

A-

Rating

74%

Acceptance

10,319

Students

#254

Ranking

$39,992

Tuition

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus

#20 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus is a very large public university located in Norman, OK ranked 2nd in Oklahoma. It has a total of 24,261 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 80.41% acceptance rate. University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus offers 279 different majors and is best known for its Organizational Behavior Studies, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, and Zoology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,788 for in-state students and $20,169 for those from out-of-state, University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus is reasonably priced. 53.71% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in roughly $51,100 per year, which is 23% over the national median.

Norman, OK

www.ou.edu

B+

Rating

80%

Acceptance

32,189

Students

#397

Ranking

$20,169

Tuition

St Olaf College

#21 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

St Olaf College is a small private liberal arts college located in Northfield, MN ranked 132nd in the US. It has a total of 3,119 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.51% of applicants. St Olaf College offers 47 different majors and is best known for its Russian Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Asian Studies programs (nationally ranked 4th, 7th, and 17th respectively). With an annual tuition of $49,710 per year, St Olaf College is exceptionally expensive. 84.11% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home near $50,400 per year, which is 21% over the national median.

Northfield, MN

wp.stolaf.edu

A

Rating

48%

Acceptance

3,119

Students

#132

Ranking

$49,710

Tuition

University of Mississippi

#22 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Mississippi is a very large public university located in University, MS ranked 4th in Mississippi. It has a total of 20,114 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 88.14% of applicants. University of Mississippi offers 178 different majors and is best known for its Forensic Chemistry, General Studies, and Geological Engineering programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,718 for students from Mississippi and $24,990 for those from out-of-state, University of Mississippi is somewhat moderately costly. 53.32% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to make close to $42,700 per year, which is 3% above the national median.

University, MS

www.olemiss.edu

C+

Rating

88%

Acceptance

25,133

Students

#715

Ranking

$24,990

Tuition

SUNY Oneonta

#23 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

SUNY Oneonta is a mid-sized public institution located in Oneonta, NY ranked 77th in New York. It has a total of 6,526 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 56.04% acceptance rate. SUNY Oneonta offers 87 different majors and is best known for its Music Management, Fashion Design, and Digital Arts programs (nationally ranked 8th, 13th, and 13th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY Oneonta is reasonably priced. 63.53% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn about $43,400 per year, which is 4% over the national median.

Oneonta, NY

https://suny.oneonta.edu

B-

Rating

56%

Acceptance

7,131

Students

#603

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

#24 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is a large public institution located in La Crosse, WI ranked 7th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 10,395 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 73% acceptance rate. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers 70 different majors and is best known for its Recreational Therapy, Nuclear Medical Technology, and Archeology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,585 for in-state students and $16,404 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is reasonably priced. 67.96% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in more or less $48,000 per year, which is 16% over the national median.

La Crosse, WI

www.uwlax.edu

B-

Rating

73%

Acceptance

11,500

Students

#577

Ranking

$16,404

Tuition

University of Wyoming

#25 Best Colleges for Social Studies Teacher Education

University of Wyoming is a large public university located in Laramie, WY ranked 1st in Wyoming. It has a total of 11,076 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 95.96% acceptance rate. University of Wyoming offers 211 different majors and is best known for its Systems Science and Theory, Physiology, and Petroleum Engineering programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,170 for in-state students and $16,740 for those from out-of-state, University of Wyoming is reasonably priced. 50.74% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to draw roughly $47,300 per year, which is 14% over the national median.

Laramie, WY

www.uwyo.edu

C+

Rating

96%

Acceptance

13,926

Students

#707

Ranking

$16,740

Tuition