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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Texas

54,196 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Liberal Arts General Studies is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 49,536
Bachelor’s Degree 3,496
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 916
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 916
Master’s Degree 202
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 14

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 41.4%
  • White: 31.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Texas

3,510 people in the state and 183,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to liberal arts.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Texas

In this state, liberal arts grads earn an average of $61,660. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 121 colleges in Texas that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands
6,111 Degrees in Major Awarded
74,300 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

4,512 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,519 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,380. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

3,370 Degrees in Major Awarded
56,151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

2,338 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,719 Total Students

In their early career, Central Texas College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#5

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio
2,187 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,010 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,359.

2,141 Degrees in Major Awarded
35,132 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Collin County Community College District grads earn an average salary of $31,800. 35% of the teachers are full time.

#7

San Antonio College

San Antonio
1,846 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,499 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

1,763 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,548 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,807. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

1,489 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,080 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 49%. A typical student attending El Paso Community College will pay a net price of $2,622. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1,450 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. In their early career, South Texas College grads earn an average salary of $23,600. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in TX

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Professors 13% $57,170

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