Printer Friendly Version Of American Sociological Association: Graduate Sociology Enrollment by Year

Annual Sociology Graduate Enrollments


Graph of Annual SociologyEnrollments: 1972 - 2011


Summary: This graph tracks sociology graduate enrollments in sociology between 1972 and 2011, an almost 40-year period. Enrollment dipped sharply in the early 1970s and peaked in the mid-1970s. Enrollments were at their lowest in the mid-1980s, but recovered by the 1990s.

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Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (graduate student survey) (Arlington, VA: NSF, 2012). Retrieved from

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