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Highly Ranked Sociology Graduate Programs


See the American Sociological Association's Guide to Graduate Departments of Sociology (2014) for extensive information about graduate programs across the United States.

The following list contains the top graduate programs in sociology as identified by U.S. News and World Report. Click on the names below to go to the sociology departments at these universities. The U.S. News and World Report also puts out an expanded list of the most highly ranked departments in the U.S.

University of California — Berkeley

University of Wisconsin — Madison

Princeton University


University of Michigan — Ann Arbor

Harvard University

University of Chicago

University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill

University of California — Los Angeles

Northwestern University

University of Pennsylvania