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Liberal Arts General Studies at Purchase College

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Liberal Arts General Studies at Purchase College

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

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and has a total student population of 3,685. In 2021, 95 liberal arts majors received their bachelor's degree from Purchase College.

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.

Purchase College Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts

Purchase College Liberal Arts General Studies Rankings

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

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 liberal arts major at Purchase College 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
Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 134
Best Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 388
Most Focused Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 991
Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 992

Earnings of Purchase College Liberal Arts Graduates

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purchase College is $24,933. This is less than $32,253, which is the national average of all liberal arts majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Liberal Arts Student Demographics at Purchase College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the liberal arts majors at Purchase College.

Purchase College Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 95 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in liberal arts from Purchase College in 2021, 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical liberal arts bachelor's degree program is made up of only 35% men. So male students are more repesented at Purchase College since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% more racial-ethnic minorities in its liberal arts bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 35
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Purchase College also has a doctoral program available in liberal arts. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Purchase College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Professors 6,440 $112,000


*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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