As a Vermont State B.A. in Sociology student learning about culture and society, you’ll gain unforgettable hands-on experience through community service, study abroad, and training in diversity, equity, and inclusion. You’ll graduate with marketable skills for a wide range of sociology degree jobs in criminal justice, education, law, human resources, government, and other areas.
Through life-changing internships and other opportunities in our sociology bachelor’s degree program, you’ll work with sociology professionals in the heart of Vermont. They’ll prepare you to improve your world, whether you build your career in the Green Mountain State or lift up communities somewhere else.
We understand that the cost and value of your education is important to you. That’s why we’re committed to being one of the most affordable colleges in Vermont and why more than 80% of our students receive aid. We're here to help you fit this program into your unique financial picture. Contact this program's Admissions Counselor any time to discuss what types of financial aid are right for you.
Combined with scholarships and aid, a Vermont State education is within reach for students from all financial backgrounds. Speak with our Admissions Counselor to estimate what your true out-of-pocket costs might be for this program.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for Sociology, B.A.
$9,984 Full Time Annual
$19,992 Full Time Annual
Total Mandatory Fees
Undergraduate (In-Person / In-Person Plus)
$1,416 Full Time Annual
Housing and Food
$7,830 Full Time Annual
Standard Food Plan
$5,068 Full Time Annual
For complete information on tuition and fees across all programs and locations, as well as indirect costs of attendance, visit the complete tuition and fees page.
Why Study Sociology at Vermont State?
Strong Job Placement: With a 91 percent job placement rate, our graduates use all the relevant skills they learned in the sociology B.A. program to help them succeed in their sociology degree careers.
Big-Dream Encouragement: The Vermont State sociology program supports students in following their passion, and it shows: 81 percent of sociology graduates surveyed said their degree contributes to their lives in a positive way.
Problem-Solving Skills: You’ll learn to think and do, and lean into challenges, with the analytical, problem-solving skills employers want, whatever jobs for sociology majors you pursue.
Choose Your Focus: You’ll narrow your focus — and expand your expertise — with a concentration in either Criminology or Cultural Anthropology. Either way, you’ll get the personal touch that sets Vermont State apart.
A Diverse Education: Our program integrates well with related subjects, which could open more doors for you. You can earn a dual degree in fields such as psychology, social work, political science, and history.
What You’ll Learn
As a Vermont State Sociology student, you’ll find several ways to focus on your interests:
Research: Each semester, you’ll be involved in research on topics relevant to the Vermont State community. Sociology majors recently examined student debt, reading habits and library needs, and themed housing.
Internships: Our students have had career-boosting internships at an animal shelter, wellness centers, and a wilderness therapy program, as well as at farms, schools, and mental health clinics.
Minors: If you want tofine-tune your career goals, the Sociology program offers minors in Activism, Advocacy, Anthropology, and Social Change.
You can gain real-world experience outside Vermont in diverse ways. Our students have participated in hands-on programs in the American Southwest, engaged in research in Kenya and ecotourism in Martinique, and spent a semester in London, among other opportunities.