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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Mississippi

6,808 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 5,877
Bachelor’s Degree 926
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 38.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 53.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Mississippi

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Mississippi

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Mississippi that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

995 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,086. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

867 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

841 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,537 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending NWCC will pay a net price of $5,808. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

608 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,536 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,024. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

475 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,157 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,500 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Pearl River Community College will pay a net price of $7,538.

429 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. 84% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,857.

388 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $5,465.

340 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,419 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

279 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,606 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,500 a year.

255 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,402 Total Students

A typical student attending MCC will pay a net price of $5,804. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. In their early career, MCC grads earn an average salary of $22,100.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in MS

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

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