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Liberal Arts General Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Liberal Arts General Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and approximately 17,719 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,694 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 156 of them were liberal arts general studies majors.

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.

WCUPA Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts

WCUPA Liberal Arts General Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the liberal arts progam at WCUPA 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 WCUPA 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 Value Liberal Arts General Studies Schools 746

How Much Do Liberal Arts Graduates from WCUPA Make?

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at WCUPA is $34,185. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 6% higher than the national average of $32,253 for all liberal arts bachelor's degree recipients.


Liberal Arts Student Demographics at WCUPA

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

WCUPA Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 156 liberal arts majors earned their bachelor's degree from WCUPA. Of these graduates, 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical liberal arts bachelor's degree program is made up of only 35% men. So male students are more repesented at WCUPA since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


About 76% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in liberal arts at WCUPA 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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in liberal arts.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 119
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

WCUPA 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 PA, the home state for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA


*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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