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Liberal Arts General Studies at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Liberal Arts General Studies at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

Every liberal arts general studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the liberal arts program at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona stacks up to those at other schools.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 students received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Penn State Altoona.

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

Penn State Altoona Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts

Penn State Altoona Liberal Arts General Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the liberal arts progam at Penn State Altoona compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The liberal arts major at Penn State Altoona is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Liberal Arts General 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 Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 189
Most Focused Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 395
Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 570
Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 658
Most Focused Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools 1,252

Earnings of Penn State Altoona Liberal Arts Graduates

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $32,300. This is 7% higher than $30,200, which is the national average for all liberal arts bachelor's degree recipients.

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Liberal Arts Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the liberal arts majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Program

100% Women
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of liberal arts associate's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Liberal Arts General Studies Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in liberal arts at Penn State Altoona are white. Around 100% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a associate's in liberal arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Altoona Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

43% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 liberal arts majors earned their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona. Of these graduates, 57% were men and 43% were women. The typical liberal arts bachelor's degree program is made up of only 38% men. So male students are more repesented at Penn State Altoona since its program graduates 19% more men than average.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 100% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in liberal arts at Penn State Altoona are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in liberal arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in liberal arts. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Liberal Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in liberal arts can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA

References

*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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