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Ethnic Studies at Brooklyn College

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Ethnic Studies at Brooklyn College

If you plan to study ethnic studies, take a look at what Brooklyn College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and has a total student population of 17,735. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 68 students received a bachelor's degree in ethnic studies from Brooklyn College.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Ethnic Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Brooklyn College Ethnic Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies

Brooklyn College Ethnic Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks ethnic studies programs across the country. The following shows how Brooklyn College performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The ethnic studies major at Brooklyn College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Ethnic Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9
Most Popular Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 11
Most Focused Ethnic Studies Schools 68

Earnings of Brooklyn College Ethnic Studies Graduates

The median salary of ethnic studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College is $32,570. This is 11% higher than $29,213, which is the national average for all ethnic studies bachelor's degree recipients.


Ethnic Studies Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ethnic studies majors at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Program

87% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 68 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in ethnic studies from Brooklyn College. About 13% were men and 87% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 23% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ethnic studies bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in ethnic studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in ethnic studies. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Ethnic Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in ethnic studies can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Brooklyn College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 1,510 $93,280


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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