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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Washington

18,110 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in Washington 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 Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 17,043
Bachelor’s Degree 1,066
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.5%
  • White: 51.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.1%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Washington

There are 1,060 people in the state and 183,750 people in the nation working in liberal arts jobs.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Washington

In this state, liberal arts grads earn an average of $74,330. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 54 colleges in Washington that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Bellevue College

Bellevue
1,439 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,226 Total Students

41% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%.

#2

Clark College

Vancouver
1,206 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,878 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,304. Of all the students who attend this school, 54% get financial aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

893 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,957 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year.

892 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,067 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

877 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 47% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

#6

Olympic College

Bremerton
735 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,620 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 47% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, OC grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

734 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,184 Total Students

In their early career, Spokane Falls Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

721 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. A typical student attending South Puget Sound Community College will pay a net price of $6,678. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

719 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,327 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 74%. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

714 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,242 Total Students

A typical student attending Tacoma Community College will pay a net price of $5,722. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in WA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Professors 18% $65,210

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