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Geography & Cartography at University of Richmond

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Geography & Cartography at University of Richmond

Every geography and cartography school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the geography program at University of Richmond stacks up to those at other schools.

URichmond is located in University of Richmond, Virginia and has a total student population of 3,914. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 students received a bachelor's degree in geography from URichmond.

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

URichmond Geography & Cartography Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography

URichmond Geography & Cartography Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks geography programs across the country. The following shows how URichmond performed in these rankings.

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 geography major at URichmond is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geography & Cartography. 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 Geography & Cartography Schools 19
Best Value Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Degree Schools 166
Most Focused Geography & Cartography Schools 188
Most Popular Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Degree Schools 201
Most Popular Geography & Cartography Schools 292

Geography Student Demographics at URichmond

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the geography majors at University of Richmond.

URichmond Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Geography & Cartography from URichmond in 2018-2019, 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical geography bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% women. So female students are more repesented at URichmond since its program graduates 26% more women than average.

URichmond Gender Breakdown of Geography & Cartography Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in geography at URichmond are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its geography bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Richmond with a bachelor's in geography.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geography & Cartography Majors at University of Richmond
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

URichmond also has a doctoral program available in geography. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Geography Grads May Go Into

A degree in geography can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for University of Richmond.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Managers 17,280 $134,500
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 480 $81,750

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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