Undergraduate Certificate in Liberal Arts General Studies
Education Levels of Liberal Arts Majors
In 2017-2018, 65,701 undergraduate certificate were awarded to liberal arts majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in liberal arts at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Liberal Arts Majors With Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in liberal arts is $24,300. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.
A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $20,000 and the high is $28,750.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in liberal arts is $10,464. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $13,719 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,312.
More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in liberal arts. About 60.3% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of liberal arts undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||4,162|
|Hispanic or Latino||21,773|
*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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