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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Massachusetts

4,181 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Liberal Arts General Studies is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 3,262
Bachelor’s Degree 904
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Master’s Degree 2
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.2%
  • White: 60.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Massachusetts

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Massachusetts

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 59 colleges in Massachusetts that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

471 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,851 Total Students

A typical student attending Bristol will pay a net price of $6,910. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

359 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,569 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,396. In their early career, Middlesex Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,300.

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,849 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. A typical student attending Holyoke Community College will pay a net price of $7,797.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,388 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 73% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,352 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,243. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,066 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,011. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation.

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,795 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. A typical student attending Westfield will pay a net price of $18,131. Graduates earn an average $36,300 after graduation.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,291 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,915. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 82% of students get financical aid.

#9

Cape Cod Community College

West Barnstable
164 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,907 Total Students

67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

154 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,932 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 29%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in MA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

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