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Liberal Arts General Studies in Iowa

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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Iowa

6,296 Liberal Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Iowa

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 5,827
Bachelor’s Degree 454
Master’s Degree 11
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a liberal arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of liberal arts majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 74.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Iowa

There are 2,250 people in the state and 183,750 people in the nation working in liberal arts jobs.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a liberal arts grad in the state is $71,300, compared to a typical salary of $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in Iowa that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,384 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,474 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,300 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $10,084.

822 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,906 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,271.

467 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,962 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,995. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

462 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,771 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,378. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

447 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,390 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,469. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

357 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,995 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,441. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

335 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,918 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,203. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,263 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Hawkeye Community College will pay a net price of $11,886.

252 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,548 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#10

University of Iowa

Iowa City
197 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,893. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in IA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Professors 9% $54,370

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